Re: udev won't let me change my network interface?
Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Tue,01.Sep.09, 08:07:00, C. G. Montgomery wrote:
> [big snip]
> Let's see if I got it right. You have:
> - 1 DSL modem/router/whatever with 1 ethernet port
> - a Debian computer with 1 (one) ethernet card/port
> - a cable connecting the modem and the computer via the respective ports
> Why do you want to put you configuration under eth1 if it's the *same*
> card/port? I'm asking because eth1 should be the name of the *second*
> ethernet card/port, should you ever have one.
A moral imperative? ;-)
I thought one purpose of udev was to make it possible to use interface
names like "HereAtHome" or "Lucille". ;-)
(As I will post separately, I have things working now.)
Thanks for your comments.