On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 08:40:09PM -0400, lanas wrote:
> So far, it looks all right.
> But then, there's no eth0 device in the uml, but an eth4 instead:
> uml2 # ip link ls
> 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,10000> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue
> link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
> 2: eth4: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 qdisc noop qlen 1000
> link/ether f2:11:f9:d7:7b:23 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
This is udev or something trying to be smart. It's noticing different
MACs on each boot and assigning a different interface name to each one
in case an earlier MAC comes back.
The easiest thing to do with this is probably to put a MAC on the UML
(or mconsole in your case) command line.
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