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    SubjectRe: Device (LAN Cards) Naming
    On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 08:57:28PM +0100, Sven Koch wrote:
    > On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Mauricio Culibrk wrote:
    > > Is it possible to define a name for each interface instead of having
    > > eth0, eth1 etc?
    > ip link set eth0 down
    > ip link set eth0 name buggy
    > ip link set buggy up

    Ohh, nice!

    Though I've gotten used to ethX, I'm sure this can help make scripts a bit
    easier to read.

    Does the new name work with ifconfig?
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