Yep, names like p4p1 are soooo much better than eth0 :-(

Fulko Hew fulko.hew at
Sun Oct 16 12:57:26 UTC 2011

On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 2:16 AM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-10-16 at 16:35 +1100, Roger wrote:
> > Isn't eth0 for ethernet?
> Ethernet was badly named in the first place, it's carried by wires, not
> going through the ether (wireless).  :-\

The original Ethernet was based on CSMA techniques, spearheaded by the
Aloha protocol at the University of Hawaii, and Aloha was done over radios.
So what goes around... comes around.
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