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Bug#407460: USB ethernet interface renamed after installation on NSLU2 which causes the system to be inaccessible

On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 06:15:47PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > The rule Gordon suggested could be included on all arm machines since
> > it mentions the ixp4xx driver:

> > # Built-in Ethernet Adapter (NPE-B microcode not present)
> > SUBSYSTEM=="net", DRIVERS=="ixp4xx_mac", NAME="eth1"

> > And then the unofficial ixp4xx image which contains the microcode
> > would simply need to remove that file from the initramfs.

> There are other arm machines that use ixp4xx ethernet though.

Do the other machines have the same problem of not giving the user the
opportunity to interactively select a network interface in the installer? 
The issue of device names seems to be a problem mainly for those systems
with neither a VGA nor a serial console by default.

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