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Bug#815819: sysconfig-hardware udev rule ignores INTERFACE_NAME property

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 02:50:58PM -0300, Raphael Philipe Mendes da Silva wrote:
> Package: sysconfig-hardware
> Version: 0.0.11
> Severity: normal
> X-Debbugs-CC: brueckner@linux.vnet.ibm.com,mihajlov@linux.vnet.ibm.com
> I wanted to change the network interface name without using a custom
> udev rule like 70-persistent-net.rules.
> To do that, In Debian 8, I created a network interface hardware config
> file (/etc/sysconfig/hardware/config-ccw-0.0.xxxx) with the following
> content:
> CCWGROUP_CHANS=(0.0.xxxx 0.0.xxxy 0.0.xxxz)
> QETH_OPTIONS=(layer2)
> The interface is created and is up. However the name of the
> interface remains enccw0.0.xxxx

Have you tried to create systemd network link file to assign a different
name?  This should be then the long-term way how to rename interface
names.  But I agree to correct the behavior in sysconfig-hardware for

Thanks and kind regards,

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