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Re: overriding udev rules

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:00 AM, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:
> Am 09.09.2013 23:53, schrieb Kay Sievers:
>> Hmm, why would upgrades break?
> See [1], there are several cases where 75-persistent-net-generator.rules
> doesn't generate a persistent name (mostly VM related). In those cases,
> you would typically use eth0 in your /etc/network/interface etc.
> On upgrades, the new networking naming would kick in, and suddenly it's
> no longer eth0.

The new names should only get active where the old rules also matched,
it currently supports PCI parent devices only, most VM use cases, xen,
virt drivers would be excluded anyway.

But sure, there can be setups where that could happen, I would just
expect that the number is very very low.


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