[Buildroot] [PATCH v4] Allow a single DHCP configuration via the system configuration submenu
jeremy.rosen at openwide.fr
Mon Feb 16 08:46:28 UTC 2015
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> >>>>> "Steve" == Steve Kenton <skenton at ou.edu> writes:
> >>>> +config BR2_SIMPLE_DHCP
> >>> We're not completely consist with this, but the new system
> >>> options
> >>> are
> >>> called BR2_SYSTEM_*, so I've renamed to the option.
> > On this topic, what about the following idea?
> > If the interface name is blank do not perform DHCP as currently
> > If the interface name is "*" then run something like this script
> > to automatically find and use the first network interface for DHCP
> > I'd like to be able to use the same BR config on slightly
> > different
> > boards that may sometimes have different network interface
> > names/orders
> > The kernel handles that OK with modules so maybe buildroot could
> > to?
> So those boards have network interfaces not using eth%d names? That
> sounds pretty uncommon to me. Another approach would simply be add an
> init script to rename those to eth0 with nameif.
there is the (still pretty uncommon) case of networkd that does interface
naming based on the physical layout and not the module loading order
interfaces are never named eth* in that case.
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