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Re: [Ipw2100-devel] debian, ipw2200 and wlan0

David Goodenough wrote:

> ifrename can of course be used to rename an interface, and it is also
> worth noting that MadWifi uses ath%d, and the RealTech driver uses
> ra%d.

The ralink driver is changing from ra%d to eth%d as eth%d is more
commonly used.

Personally I use nameif to rename my devices to sensible names based
on what's on the other end (e.g. eth and wifi on my laptop).
Unfortunately, giving interfaces odd names confuses some software -
off the top of my head, iptraf is one of these.


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