[arch-releng] patch seems to stop automatic configuration of virtio interfaces
matternp at arcor.de
Fri Jan 10 14:20:55 EST 2014
Don't know whether it's relevant, but the patch seems to stop dhcpcd
from being launched automatically on paravirtualized virtio interfaces,
at least on VirtualBox.
Corresponding findings: installer media were booted as VirtualBox guest
with any of the combinations version 12/2013 or 01/2014, i686 or x86_64,
guest's network interface as virtualized hardware ("Intel PRO/1000 T
Server") or paravirtualized ("virtio-net") and network mode either NAT
ISO 12/2013 always launched dhcpcd automatically on the virtual NIC.
ISO 01/2014 launched dhcpcd automatically always if the interface was
set to virtual hardware but never when it was set to virtio-net.
Manually launching dhcpcd[@eth0].service on the virtio interface worked
as expected and configured the interface as eth0.
BTW so far dhcpcd was also started automatically whenever I booted the
January ISO on hardware directly.
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