Johannes Berg wrote:
This is by design, use udev or similar to assign stable device names (eth0 is probably firewire for you so if you rename the firewire device to fw0 like I do you might be fine)
Thanks Johannes, I'll look into it. I didn't know about ethernet over firewire. I just took a look at www.linux1394.org and picked up a lot of stuff I didn't know while reading up on udev.