Bug 1259015 - persistent interface names for virtio interfaces
persistent interface names for virtio interfaces
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: systemd (Show other bugs)
All Linux
unspecified Severity urgent
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Assigned To: systemd-maint
Jana Heves
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Blocks: 1252514
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Reported: 2015-09-01 14:41 EDT by Harald Hoyer
Modified: 2015-11-19 10:08 EST (History)
12 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: systemd-219-13.el7
Doc Type: Release Note
Doc Text:
Enable virtio network device renaming This update adds a new persistent naming scheme for the virtio driver, which enables virtio network device renaming. To enable this feature in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, add the "net.ifnames=1" kernel parameter while booting.
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Last Closed: 2015-11-19 10:08:20 EST
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Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2015-09-02 08:42:14 EDT
With the patch in place, qemu instances with virtio network interfaces will gain the ID_NET_NAME_PATH attributes, and will be renamed according to their PCI slot.
Comment 9 Lukáš Nykrýn 2015-10-09 08:59:27 EDT
Let's make this new behavior opt-in:

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 10:08:20 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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