[CentOS] wifi on servers and fedora [was Re: 7.2 kernel panic on boot]

Fri Dec 11 11:41:27 UTC 2015
Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com>

On 12/10/2015 05:33 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 12/10/2015 1:56 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> As a lesser example, I just*adore*  the new ethernet names - NOT. Breaks
>> scripts, makes it all more difficult, not to mention*so*  much easier to
>> guess, when you've debugging a box and your organization has hardware from
>> many OEMs. What was wrong with eth0, or even em1?
> when you have multiple adapters, perhaps different types (maybe 2 10gigE
> and 2 1gigE?) which one is eth0 supposed to be?   BSD has always used
> driver type in the network device names, and having dealt with device
> confusions before, I understand why.
ethtool can easily tell you the capabilities of the device - you don't need magic names.

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