Re: Question to new network device names
- Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:31:43 +0200
- From: Dejan Jocic <jodejka@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Question to new network device names
On 24-08-17, Hans wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I stumbled over the new network names (i.e. wl0p8 instead of wlan0), and of
> course I know, that this is obviously the newe standard (please correct me, i
> I am wrong).
> What I would like to know: Is this new naming scheme an international standard
> on all linux distributions, or is this just a debian thing? At the moment, I
> renamed all devices to the old names (wlan0, eth0 and so on), as I many tools
> are still want the old names (however, it might be, that these are also not
> renewed documentations).
> So, what is the status today? How have people accepted the new names also for
> long running systems?
> I think, most people might rename their stuff, just as I did, because they are
> more comfortable with the old names.
> I would be happy for a little bit background information and if I am a
> dinosaur with old names.
> Best regards
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