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From: "Longman, Bill" <longman@...>
Subject: RE: ethernet issue (e1000)
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 09:05:34 -0800
> 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.
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