Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: "Longman
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-laptop] ethernet issue (e1000)
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 17:06:57
Message-Id: 811D382F92501D4EB5F748D2BF9EFBB95CE947@wabex2.sharpamericas.com
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-laptop] ethernet issue (e1000) by mail
> Thanks, That was it! I used to have eth0 and eth1 (ethernet and > wireless) Now I have eth1 and eth2! > > I need to go through all the docs to really understand how to > deal with > networking. Does anybody have any good suggestions as to how > to set up a > gui to deal with networking? I would like to achieve the following: > > Let the users monitor all the network interfaces > Scan for and connect to various wireless access points > turn on/off the radio card when not in use
Well, a lot of this interface name change problem stems from udev having its way with your devices early in the boot process. I wrestled with this same problem after I moved to udev and even now, I have to force the name on my devices. -- gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list