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Date:	Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:33:55 +0000 (UTC)
From:	Cong Wang <>
Subject: Re: netconsole fun

On Wed, 12 Dec 2012 at 20:59 GMT, Peter Hurley <> wrote:
> Just wondering if you think something like the patch below is
> suitable/acceptable for insulating netconsole from inconsistent device
> name scenarios without changing the existing semantics. The basic idea
> is to allow an ethernet MAC address in the <dev> field of the
> netconsole= options, and if a MAC address was specified rather than a
> device name, to do the dev lookup from the MAC address instead.
> This doesn't extend to, but also doesn't interfere with, the dynamic
> config of netconsole via configfs.
> Would you mind reviewing it?

This is a good idea. Just that you need to complete the configfs
interface too.

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