[arch-general] Why does network interface sometimes change name?

Guus Snijders gsnijders at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 18:34:38 UTC 2015

Op 6 apr. 2015 17:37 schreef "Felix E. Klee" <felix.klee at inka.de>:
> I am running Arch as a guest in VMware Player on Win7X64. On every odd
> boot, the name of the network interface changes.

First make sure that vmware always uses the same mac address for this vm.
When done, check archwiki for persists nic names.

The second step is easy, but gets frustrated when the mac address changes
randomly (which is not unusual with virtualization).

Mvg, Guus

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