11.3.0 can have difficulties with wired ethernet adapter

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Mon Oct 31 12:54:43 EDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at bga.com> wrote:
> Using os883 with q3b22.rom on an XO-1.5.  On first-time boot-up with a
> build, which interface gets assigned to the ethernet depends upon when the
> ethernet-USB adapter gets plugged in to the XO.  [If plugged in too soon,
> the wired ethernet gets assigned the 'eth0' interface -- which causes
> conflicts trying to use wireless.]

Can you explain how we can reproduce this? At which point do you
connect the ethernet adapter?

We already have a mechanism in place that should reserve eth0 for the
internal wifi card, so this is unexpected.


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