Re: [Ipw2100-devel] debian, ipw2200 and wlan0
On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 04:50:27PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> Debian is a distribution which tries to provide good software, implying
> changes if necessary. Wireless interfaces should be called wlan%d, not
> eth%d, and upstream doesn't want to change because "There are fewer
> compatability issues with existing distributions by defaulting to eth%d
> vs. wlan%d." 
And all upstream drivers do use eth%d.
> I'll encourage Debian kernel maintainers to make the adequate changes.
No, it's a totally arbitrary and pointless change.