[systemd-devel] Fwd: [PATCH] Add support for detecting NIC partitions on Dell Servers

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Tue Nov 10 02:53:39 PST 2015

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 5:49 AM, Jordan Hargrave <jharg93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cleaned up linux coding style
> This patch will integrate some of the features of biosdevname into systemd.
> The code detects the port and index for detecting NIC partitions. This creates
> a new environment variable, ID_NET_NAME_PARTITION of the format
> The patch will also decode SMBIOS slot number for NIC, and store in the variable
> ID_NET_NAME_SMBIOS_SLOT.  Systemd does not have a method for naming
> ports on a multi-port card plugged into a slot.

Again, I don't think systemd should carry an SMBIOS parser.


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