[systemd-devel] RFC: Predictable Network Interface Names

Holger Winkelmann hw at travelping.com
Tue Feb 12 00:42:07 PST 2013

Seems we need to introduce aliases available across all tools ;)

What about "eth0" as label to show the heritage ??? 

Honestly, how are the labels exposed to userland tools?


Holger Winkelmann
Travelping GmbH

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On 12.02.2013, at 09:07, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh at inai.de> wrote:

> On Monday 2013-01-07 23:29, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>> For your example the new code would pick a name of "enp0s0d0", i.e. for
>> pci bus 0, slot 0, and dev_id 0.
> Is it Solaris time yet? enp0s0d0, that's just like c0t0d0s0. And
> next, we'll have "/pci at 0/pci at 0/pci at 1/pci at 0/pci at 2/network at 0,1" as
> interface names, save for a too-short IFNAMSIZ issue  :-p
> (Don't ask me why Sun likes to cascade PCI bridges so much.)

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