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Old 09-21-2014, 09:21 AM   #1
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LXer: How to change a network interface name on CentOS 7

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Traditionally, network interfaces in Linux are enumerated as eth[0123...], but these names do not necessarily correspond to actual hardware slots, PCI geography, USB port number, etc. This introduces a unpredictable naming problem (e.g., due to undeterministic device probing behavior) which can cause various network misconfigurations.



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