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SubjectRe: What still uses the block layer?
On 10/15/07, Rob Landley <rob@landley.net> wrote:
> I note that the eth0 and eth1 names are dynamically assigned on a first come
> first serve basis (like scsi). This never causes me a problem because the
> driver loading order is constant, and once you figure out that eth0 is
> gigabit and eth1 is the 80211g it _stays_ that way across reboots, reliably.
> Yeah, it's a heuristic. Hands up everybody relying on such a heuristic in
> the real world.

Umm, not quite, from my experiences with pre-production wireless
drivers, (another story, another time) fancy stuff is being done in
udev to make sure that your gigabit card is always assigned to eth0.

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Julian Calaby

Email: julian.calaby@gmail.com
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