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Re: Naming of network devices - how to improve it in buster




]] Russell Stuart 

> It's not sysadmin's managing fleets of machines.  They need persistent
> names, but you rapidly go insane if the lan NIC isn't named "lan0" or
> something regardless of the machine your platform is running on.  So
> you end up dropping your own customer files in /etc/udev/rules.d
> anyway.  At least that's what I do.

FWIW, I've (almost) never done this.  I generally just use the provided
names and don't really care what they are as long as they don't jump
around.

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