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Re: stable aliases for CD drives

I demand that Adrian von Bidder may or may not have written...

> stable Ethernet interface names suddenly becoming unstable in out of the
> box upgrades is not funny either.  Yes, there are solutions, but at least
> one of these needs to be installed in a default installation of Debian.

> "Network interfaces may be renamed after sarge to etch upgrades" is
> acceptable.  "Network interfaces may completely lose any stable naming and
> may be randomly named after every reboot after sarge to etch upgrades
> unless you manually install some additional software" is not.

The same goes for *anything* else which has some sort of sequential numbering
as part of its device name. I've mentioned sound devices a few times; yes,
that's more annoying than critical, but the cause (AIUI) is the same.

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