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Re: Device naming for wireless NICs...

To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Device naming for wireless NICs...
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Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 10:30:49 +0000
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Jeff Garzik wrote:
James Ketrenos wrote:

Like Matthew said, any code that assumes a specific interface prefix, be it eth%d or wlan%d, is buggy. Users are allowed to choose random interface names for their interfaces, often via nameif(8) program. My own ethtool program is broken in this regard...

My trivial patch fixes that.
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=780937&group_id=3242&atid=303242

Just wondering about the release schedule for ethtool?

Pádraig.


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