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Re: udev naming problems for eth*

On Jan 19, Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:

> > Interfaces renaming must be handled by udev because if it's not then
> > network hotplug handlers will be called with the wrong interface name.
> When are those network hotplug handlers called?
When udev receives the events from the kernel, like for any other event.

> I've got udev loading the network drivers, then ifrename assigning fixed
> names, then whereami or ifupdown configuring the network. Where are the
> problems in this configuration? Is there a problem if the device was
That if you use ifrename to rename the device then the hotplug agents
run by udev will not know about the new name.


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