8.6. Consistent Network Device Naming Using biosdevname
eth[0123…]to the new naming convention as shown in Table 8.2, “The biosdevname Naming Convention”. Note that unless the system is a Dell system, or biosdevname is explicitly enabled as described in Section 8.6.2, “Enabling and Disabling the Feature”, the
systemdnaming scheme will take precedence.
Table 8.2. The biosdevname Naming Convention
|Device||Old Name||New Name|
|Embedded network interface (LOM)|| || |
|PCI card network interface|| || |
|Virtual function|| || |
[a] New enumeration starts at
[b] For example:
[c] For example:
8.6.1. System Requirements
yum install biosdevname
8.6.2. Enabling and Disabling the Feature
systemdnaming scheme as described in the beginning of the chapter.
biosdevnameinstall option is specified, it must remain as a boot option for the lifetime of the system.