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Re: Using biosdevname by default? Matthew Garrett Wed Feb 08 21:00:30 2012

On Tue, Feb 07, 2012 at 01:51:59AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 12:06:50PM -0600, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> > This is similar to what RHEL6 is doing.  They enable biosdevname by
> > default only a limited subset of Dell machines (
> > http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2011-0644.html).
> It's interesting that this appears to be at variance with what Fedora is
> doing.  Of course, RHEL can take advantage of the separate broad testing
> work done in Fedora, and then minimise the risk for their enterprise
> distribution.  We don't have that luxury in Ubuntu.

The change in RHEL was limited to a subset of machines since it was made 
in a point release of an already shipped OS.

Matthew Garrett | [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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