Difference between revisions of "Rename network interfaces"

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(Deprecated because of http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PredictableNetworkInterfaceNames.)
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[[Category:Hardware detection and troubleshooting]]
#REDIRECT [[Configuring Network#Network Interfaces]]
{{merge|Configuring Network}}
* {{Ic|ifrename}} tool which is a part of the {{Ic|wireless_tools}} package.
==Generic network interfaces==
===Option 2: ifrename===
Run ifrename directly
  # ifrename -i eth0 -n lan
or create config file ({{ic|/etc/iftab}}), for example:
lan mac 00:0C:6E:C6:94:81
internet mac 00:0C:6E:C6:94:82
and run
  # ifrename -c /etc/iftab
==PPP interfaces==
Add into {{ic|/etc/ppp/ip-up}} script the following lines:
  ip link set dev $IF down
  /usr/sbin/ifrename -i $IF -n <NEWNAME>
  ip link set dev <NEWNAME> up
where <NEWNAME> is the new name for the ppp interface

Revision as of 08:26, 22 March 2013