LAVA integration effort for Android validation
michael.hudson at canonical.com
Wed Mar 16 04:33:04 UTC 2011
On Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:17:14 -0500, Paul Larson <paul.larson at linaro.org> wrote:
> > I like statically IP. How do we know which board would get which IP?
> > One idea would be to set up a DNS for internal board names. e.g.
> > panda01.internal.network would resolve to our preallocated static IP
> > for board "panda01".
> > This could then be used by the dispatcher to resolve the IP and pass
> > it to the board through kernel cmdline.
> > I hadn't really thought of passing it via cmdline. If we need to bring it
> up statically, we could possibly do that, or possibly just make the
> necessary adjustments before booting the image. What I was proposing, if
> the image is already set up to dhcp by default, we could run a dhcp server
> on the control node with the static ip assignments already in place for each
How would you do this? Most boards don't have a fixed MAC address. You
can set up a dhcp-name but that (AIUI) means a different rootfs for each
board and then you might as well just allocate a static IP...
> That way they always get the same address that we pre-allocated for
> that board. We'll also need to make sure that the control node has a valid
> ip on both the internal and the external network.
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