[arch-general] How to get permanent network devices?

Tavian Barnes tavianator at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 12:18:35 EDT 2010

On 13 April 2010 12:03, Dominik Schips <dominik at s235.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have three network devices (eth0, eth1 and eth2) in my system.
> Currently I use the networkmanager (Gnome) to configure my LAN
> connection. It is working good.
> My problem is that every reboot the device names are changing so
> somtimes my LAN device is eth0 next reboot it is eth2 .....
> I think this is done by udev. Can someone explain me how to get
> permanent device names every boot?
> I want to have eth0 as my normal LAN device, eth1 as a bridge device for
> KVM VMs and eth2 as bridge device connected to my DMZ for VMs.
> With virt-manager I can setup these bridges but if the device name
> changes every boot it is unpossible to use.
> Any ideas or advices for me?

Yeah, read the wiki:
or http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Configuring_Network#Interface_names_varying

> --
> Best regards
> Dominik Schips

Tavian Barnes

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