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Re: Proposal v2: enable stateless persistant network interface names

Hey Benjamin,

Benjamin Drung [2015-06-25 12:44 +0200]:
> How about adding a easy-to-type symlink for MAC named devices? Would
> that work? Then users could refer to a device by the persistent MAC name
> enx112233445566, but also could use a short name like eth2 (which might
> not be persistent).
> It would be similar to hard drives. I used UUIDs in /etc/fstab, but
> short names like /dev/sdb3 when calling mount on the command line.

Unlike /dev nodes, network interfaces can't have aliases as far as I
know. Am I missing anything?



Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
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