[CentOS] CentOS 8 network-scripts

Sat Oct 5 19:53:59 UTC 2019
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu>

On 10/5/19 11:29 AM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> ...
> On the other hand, most of the idea that the old config scripts were
> deterministic and imperative was built on a large amount of hacks to
> try and make it so. Having spent more time than I want dealing with
> systems which seem to be just like everything else but coming up with
> eth0 being eth4 (I am looking at you 40 Dell, HP and IBM boxes) on a
> reboot half the time..


I remember having that happen a few times back in CentOS 4.x days, where 
eth0 would silently become eth1 after a kernel update and ifcfg-eth0 
would break hard.  It's gotten a lot better than it was, and I've had 
very few problems in my use cases with NM. YMMV, of course.