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Re: Change interface name


> But if you really wanted to use wlan0 the just create a sym link called
> wlan0 in /dev that points to eth0
> Some thing like:
> cd /dev
> ln -s eth0 wlan0

uhm, that won't work. Network interfaces are created "on the fly" by the 
kernel, there are no corresponding device files in /dev .. even if eth0 is up 
and running, you will find no /dev/eth0, and most likely no wlan0 either.

I have never used devfs so far, so I don't know if that makes a difference, 
but I guess not.

 Frank Trenkamp                            ftrenkam at uos.de
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