On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 3:29:48 PM UTC-4, Vince Skahan wrote:
> I've been on the other end of unpredictable ethernet naming, where some
> kernel updates changed which nic was eth0 vs. eth1 in an embedded system
> that I couldn't mess with. Something about PCI bus ordering changed, if I
> remember things correctly, so FWIW having stable names cross reboots and
> hardware mods to me is a good thing.
your points are valid, and i agree that stable names are a good thing. i
just really do not like the way ubuntu (or the upstream systemd) do their
cmon does, in fact, read /proc/net/dev to get the names.