usb0 vs eth0

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Mon Jun 1 08:29:21 CEST 2009

Max <max at> writes:
> When I plug FR it appears as eth0 instead of usb0.
> According to I have to "set the local
> assignment bit, 0x02 in the first octet, to ensure it still uses a name
> like usb0 not eth0".

It's on purpose and it's damn right. Search the archives. If you want
some kind of interface renaming for whatever reason, write an
appropriate udev rule.

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