Updated biosdevname packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The biosdevname packages contain an optional convention for naming network interfaces; it assigns names to network interfaces based on their physical location. Biosdevname is disabled by default, except for a limited set of Dell PowerEdge, C Series, and Precision Workstation systems.
The biosdevname packages have been upgraded to upstream version 0.5.1, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#1053492
Users of biosdevname are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.