[CentOS] Strange device labeling in 6.3

Fri Aug 10 14:15:29 UTC 2012
Nate Duehr <denverpilot at me.com>

On Aug 9, 2012, at 7:43 PM, Kahlil Hodgson <kahlil.hodgson at dealmax.com.au> wrote:

> On 10/08/12 09:18, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> and that is why i use /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules to
>> pin device-name / MAC and no mac-address in ifconfig-scripts since
>> many years
> +1
> Alternatively, with the biosdevname, you can pin the interface name to 
> the pci(e) slot. That way its a trivial exercise to get 'remote hands' 
> to swap out a dead nic -- no need to fiddle with the mac address.

And if you don't... 

Doing remote hands to swap a bad NIC with someone non-Linux qualified in another country, just became the seriously sucky part of your day.  BTDT.  Got the t-shirt.