Who decides on eth0, eth1, etc?

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Sun Jul 19 17:49:06 UTC 2009

Timothy Murphy wrote:

> I just installed Fedora-11 on a machine,
> and had some difficulty persuading it to call my WiFi device eth1.
> I notice the whole /etc/modprobe.d/rules.d/ directory
> seems to have disappeared
> (as also have complaints about using /etc/modprobe.conf).

Sorry, I was being silly.
Of course I should have been looking in /etc/udev/ not /etc/modprobe.d/ .

Timothy Murphy  
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