[PVE-User] Using OpenVswitch without ethX-named devices

Uwe Sauter uwe.sauter.de at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 21:34:58 CET 2017

If I may add another question: how are you planning to handle those dynamic interface names that was introduced a few
years ago? See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consistent_Network_Device_Naming



Am 20.02.2017 um 20:58 schrieb Sten Aus:
> Hi! Thanks for fast response!
> Can it be overwritten somehow or should I stick to only eth* devices? Or do you accept some prefixes as well?
> Is it Proxmox "functionality" or OVS'?
> Sten
> On 20.02.17 17:54, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
>>> GUI says that "g10" is not a OVSPort. If I type in "eth2" - it magically
>>> works.
>> We use the device name to find out the device type. g10 does not look
>> like an ethernet device, so this does not work.
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