On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 08:31:18PM +0100, Marc Chantreux wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 07:45:37PM +0100, Thomas Weber wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, den 26.11.2009, 19:01 +0100 schrieb Marc Chantreux:
> > The name is what you would use as an ip alias / label for that secondary
> > interface that gets created when you start the vserver.
> > set it to XXX and
> > ip addr ls | grep XXX
> > will show you.
> Thanks for your reply. so what's the point naming an interface "1" as
> written in the doc ?
some folks like their interface aliases to be
'eth0:1' others prefer 'eth0:hansi' still others
prefer to have no alias at all (probably the
majority nowadays) ... it's all about choice,
there is no need to specify a 'name' for your
> i mean: it would be much esier for me if every hosts have a virt0
you can have that as well, just rename the host
interface to virt0 and use secondaries, i.e.
no 'name' entry in the interface config, and your
guests will all have a 'virt0' ....
> is there performance issue or something i missed ?
nope, no performance issue, just a matter of
preferance in naming the thing ....
personally I prefer to use the original name,
i.e. eth0, eth1 and no alias ... YMMV
> Marc Chantreux
> BibLibre, expert en logiciels libres pour l'info-doc
Received on Thu Nov 26 20:50:46 2009