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Re: interface renaming

From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 09:27:22 +0100

-On [20031101 19:52], Matthew Dillon (dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>    I think for DragonFly we should leave the naming as it is.  For all intents
>    and purposes ethernet interfaces are 'hidden' and 'abstracted' from the
>    user be virtue of the route table already, we don't need to abstract them
>    further by naming them all the same!


It might just be a feeling, but to me it just feels so wrong to have
only ethN devices.   I actually like the xlN, fxpN, and so on.

We might ened to check it it makes sense for all devices though.

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