Changing interface names in linux

Posted by: dirt

Tagged in: Sabayon Linux , Linux

After a kernel upgrade on a linux box wlan0 seems to have changed to eth1 (eth0 is my real ethernet card).  Of course it took me a while to realize this since all my software and monitors were looking for wlan0...

Here's the fix - edit /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules and correct the interface name.  Restart and the interface names are changed.