On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 01:34 +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote: > On Aug 13, Colin Watson <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > Marco, do you have any plans for using this scheme as an option or as > > > the default? > Yes, because the upstream maintainers decided that the current scheme > cannot work and will remove support for it. > I do not know how long it will be feasible to keep it as a Debian patch. It works today for many users. I don't see why it would stop working for them. > > This is implemented in the biosdevname package, which I think we should > I never bothered packaging it because AFAIK it is not needed with recent > kernels (and recent hardware?). The kernel will continue to generate names using the formats eth%d, wlan%d etc. There needs some userland program to generate the new device names, whether it's in the udev package or another package. Ben.
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