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Re: Yep, names like p4p1 are soooo much better than eth0 :-(

From: Rahul Sundaram <metherid_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Oct 16 2011 - 08:34:46 GMT
To: agraham@g-b.net, Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/16/2011 01:56 PM, agraham wrote:
>
> The real problem here is the designers of the concept lost sight of the
> actual benefit to the user, the problem as I would state is:
>
> "Provide a means that allows consistent naming of network devices".
>
> That should have translated into eth0 is "ALWAYS" the first device, eth1
> is "ALWAYS" the second device etc.. the biosdevname should have then
> been used to create that relationship and _nothing else_.

Do read the feature description and related discussions. It's not like
you are the first person to think of this.

Rahul
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