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Old 06-08-2017, 02:52 AM   #1
poplinux
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How to rename "eth0.0.10" in kernel space?


Dear Sir.

I want to rename "eth0.0.10" to "LAN0" in kernel space.

"eth0.0.10" is vlan interface.

It is possible use the net/core/dev.c::dev_change_name()

Code:
  struct net_device *dev = dev_get_byname(&init_net, "eth0.0.10");

  dev_change_name(dev, "LAN0");
can rename "eth0.0.10" to "LAN0",

But occured the some Warning message. see below

Code:
[   57.702917] RTNL: assertion failed at net/ipv4/devinet.c (1218)
[   57.702923] Pid: 1694, comm: insmod Not tainted 3.4.74-nexg #41
[   57.702928] Call Trace:
[   57.702936]  [<ffffffff815fb53d>] ? inetdev_event+0x4bd/0x4f0
[   57.702945]  [<ffffffff818affdd>] ? dump_stack+0x69/0x6f
[   57.702954]  [<ffffffff8104ef26>] ? notifier_call_chain+0x46/0x70
[   57.702962]  [<ffffffff8155e239>] ? dev_change_name+0x189/0x1f0
[   57.702983]  [<ffffffffa00521e4>] ? rtl8367_init+0x1e4/0x2dd [nexg_driver_rtl836x_837x]
[   57.702991]  [<ffffffffa0052000>] ? 0xffffffffa0051fff
[   57.702999]  [<ffffffff810001c9>] ? do_one_initcall+0x39/0x170
[   57.703007]  [<ffffffff8106d5c0>] ? sys_init_module+0x90/0x1e0
[   57.703016]  [<ffffffff818b3362>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
Are you have a another way to rename ethernet interface name???

Thank you.
 
Old 06-08-2017, 01:00 PM   #2
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It's only possible to name the interface, all sub-interfaces will have to follow the naming convention. Also you have to take the interface down to rename it.

ifconfig eth0 down
ip link set eth0 name LAN
ifconfig LAN up


Then you would have LAN:0:1 or whatever you like.
 
  


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