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Re: Proposal v2: enable stateless persistant network interface names

On Wed, Jun 03, 2015 at 12:01:34PM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
However, on a desktop you don't ever care about the device names, and

Of course you do. How will you use tcpdump or tshark without the device names? In most desktop setups a „tcpdump -i eth0” is the right command.

higher-level firewall tools will also hide this. After all, we
survived the step from /dev/sda1 to UUID=112233DEADBEEF... as well :-)

Well, but /dev/sda1 is still available. And I prefer /dev/sdaX because I have far less problems with it than with UUID=XXX.

Shade and sweet water!


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