Fedora 15, new and exciting plans (biosdevname)

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Thu Nov 18 21:22:31 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 08:48:09AM -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
> In any case, is this going to be something that can be disabled easily?
> We have something like 18 years of Linux networking history that says
> ethernet devices are "eth[0-9]+", and I'm not really interested in
> auditing all the tools and scripts I use to make sure they handle
> something different at this time.

It can always be disabled at runtime by writing whatever you want into
/etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.  Whether or not we'll have
a way to disable it in the installer is TBD, right now there won't


Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist
Dell | Office of the CTO

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