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SubjectRe: ok, which wise guy did this?
jamal wrote:
> I just booted my spanking new P4 HT PC last night using 2.5.58
> and to my dissapointment the enumeration of the ethx devices is
> reversed. I have 5 ethernet ports on this; eth0-4 on 2.4.x are now listed
> as eth4-0. This is rude.

If you depend on the order then you must explicitly name the devices
like you want. I've done something like this in the past.

ip link set dev eth0 name interface-1
ip link set dev eth1 name interface-2

I guess you could use a temp name and keep the eth[0-4]
naming if you prefer.


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