[systemd-devel] How to disable Predictable Network Interface Names using a drop-in?

Marc Haber mh+systemd-devel at zugschlus.de
Fri Mar 10 13:11:14 UTC 2017


On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 05:42:19PM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 20.02.17 17:38, Lennart Poettering (lennart at poettering.net) wrote:
> > Consider naming the file 50-lanc0.link or so, so that it takes
> > precedence over 99-default.link if that's shipped by your distro. If
> > it isn't, please contact your downstream distro for help (see above).
> BTW, all of the above is documented in systemd.link(5). My
> recommendation is always to check the documentation first.

Just to put and end to this, with proper numbering things are just
fine now. Having this part ot systemd working in lexical order was
just a surprise, I didn't expect that.

Btw, the word "link" is multiply used in IT, so one can expect people
to think of the wrong meaning of the word if one uses it without more


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