[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/2] introduce label_mac into hostname and SSID
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Sat Nov 16 14:02:04 EST 2019
I am strongly against this change for a simple reason. Advantage of
this change is questionable, but we can get all sorts of trouble.
сб, 16 нояб. 2019 г. в 18:31, Piotr Dymacz <pepe2k at gmail.com>:
> Hi Adrian,
> On 08.11.2019 12:48, Adrian Schmutzler wrote:
> > This patchset will introduce the label MAC address into the _default_
> > hostname and SSID of OpenWrt devices. Devices installed after these
> > commits (or upgraded with sysupgrade -n) will have their hostname and
> > SSID set to
> > OpenWrt-ddeeff
> > where "ddeeff" is the EUI of the label MAC address aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff.
> As this is something which touches essential system setting
> (identification), I would really like other team members to join the
> discussion before it sneaks in again. Especially because this was
> already merged and reverted later, after short discussion on IRC.
> From my point of view, I'm only worried about all the consequences we
> don't know about, so I would prefer to have this one _optional_.
> On the other hand, I'm fine with the SSID change but I see it's not
> going to be that straightforward to implement.
> Also, what I'm thinking about here is which one MAC should be used for
> the SSID name. The 'label' one which is not available on all devices or
> maybe the 'phy' one?
> > For devices where no label MAC address has been specified, hostname
> > and SSIDs will use the former default "OpenWrt".
> And this is probably the biggest issue I have with the whole idea behind
> 'label_mac'. As I understand the motivation, I don't like the fact it's
> not specified (and probably would never be) for all devices so we will
> have here inconsistency (in essential system settings!) and might end up
> with confusion. Maybe that's something which should be handled by
> downstream users/projects (and AFAIK, it is already).
> > Implementing the EUI is intended to make identification of a
> > particular OpenWrt device easier. The label MAC address qualifies
> > for this as it is easily visible on the case and thus apparent to
> > both educated and uneducated users.
> > Adrian Schmutzler (1):
> > base-files: rename SSID with EUI of mac address
> > Rosy Song (1):
> > base-files: rename hostname with EUI of mac address
> > package/base-files/files/bin/config_generate | 16 +++++++++++++-
> > .../etc/uci-defaults/15_wifi-ssid-mac-address | 22 +++++++++++++++++++
> > 2 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > create mode 100644 package/base-files/files/etc/uci-defaults/15_wifi-ssid-mac-address
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