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Re: P.S. Re: Debian 9 in a VM with Proxmox 5 system

On 10/07/17 19:40, Marvin Renich wrote:

<snip lots of good arguments>

> There is an easy fix to revert the default behavior while still allowing
> knowledgeable sysadmins to get the new behavior.  On the other hand,
> those who need to administer systems but are not sysadmins by trade (and
> thus will have to do significantly more research to even know that the
> older behavior is possible) are the ones who need the older behavior as
> the default.

This caught me out on a recent new installation, which gave me these new
names which are too complicated to be usable. I wasted hours working out
what had happened, how to fix it and how to write a udev rules file from
scratch. And having just read this thread, I've discovered that the rules
I've written are themselves apparently unreliable, for example:
SUBSYSTEM=="net", ATTR{address}=="1c:1b:0d:9a:34:98", NAME="eth0"
SUBSYSTEM=="net", ATTR{address}=="1c:1b:0d:9a:34:9a", NAME="eth1"