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Re: Ethernet interface numbering in etch



On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 07:54:45PM +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > The trouble is that nowadays, the kernel does not assign predictable
> > interface names, and an increasing number of systems has got more than
> > one Ethernet interface.  The downside is that typical Debian
> > installations aren't cloneable anymore.
> 
> You only need to delete /etc/udev/rules.d/z25_persistent*.rules before udev 
> runs. That should be doable and could be a configuration option. The default 
> should stay as-is.

It should certainly be prominently documented.  a debconf question priority
high or above would probably be useful.

But I still don't think that the default should be to enable this.

And you're not completely correct; you also have to delete the z45
generator or else the z25 file will come back.



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