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Re: Proposal v2: enable stateless persistant network interface names

joss@debian.org wrote:
>How about using only the last 3 bytes of the MAC?
>The probability of using, on the same system, *two or more* controllers
>from *different brands* with a collision in the last 3 bytes is
>nonexistent in practice.
>The clear benefit would be that 3 bytes / 6 hex digits are easy enough
>to remember in the short term memory when you need to type a command. 6
>hex digits are also regularly used as short git references for that same

Good suggestion, yes. :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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