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Old 01-20-2011, 09:49 AM
Timur Irmatov
 
Default udev and renaming interfaces

Hi!

On one of our server we have renamed 'eth0' to be 'lan' interfaces. We
have done it by editing /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.
Later we have discovered that some tools (iptraf and vlan package's
support for vlan in /etc/network/interfaces) do not like this naming.
So we have decided to rename that interface back to eth0. We have
edited 70-persistent-net.rules to be empty, rebooted the machine...
and it came back with 'lan' interface. How did it manage to remember
that name?

P.S. System is Debian Lenny, fully updated.

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Old 01-20-2011, 09:56 AM
Diego Rodriguez Gonzalez
 
Default udev and renaming interfaces

dpkg-reconfigure your kernel package to refresh initramfs.


El 20/01/11 11:49, Timur Irmatov escribió:

Hi!

On one of our server we have renamed 'eth0' to be 'lan' interfaces. We
have done it by editing /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.
Later we have discovered that some tools (iptraf and vlan package's
support for vlan in /etc/network/interfaces) do not like this naming.
So we have decided to rename that interface back to eth0. We have
edited 70-persistent-net.rules to be empty, rebooted the machine...
and it came back with 'lan' interface. How did it manage to remember
that name?

P.S. System is Debian Lenny, fully updated.




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Old 01-20-2011, 10:32 AM
"Raoul Bhatia [IPAX]"
 
Default udev and renaming interfaces

On 01/20/2011 11:56 AM, Diego Rodriguez Gonzalez wrote:
> dpkg-reconfigure your kernel package to refresh initramfs.

easier: use "update-initramfs -cut"

i normally use "update-initramfs -cut -k all" to re-generate all
initrd images for all installed (and known) kernels.

cheers,
raoul
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