Switching to randomly generated hostnames

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Wed May 2 12:14:30 EDT 2012

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 10:05 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yep. In genral, a modprobe/udevtrigger/waitforpath approach seems to work.
> I am a bit annoyed that systemd/udev doesn't provide some useful
> facilities for this. We are early users, and as such we hit all the
> early issues. Not sure how to put it to upstream.

I think they would just point out that the solution we're working
towards is the wrong approach. That is, we're requiring the hardware
to be connected at boot for it to be used. If you connect it after
boot, nothing happens.

That may be what we had working before, but its not great. Everything
is moving to be hotpluggable.

And how can we make this hotpluggable? This is probably the right
question to ask upstream. I suspect the answer will involve the
multi-seat support which has improved enormously in recent months.


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