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Consistent network naming with systemd

Consistent network naming with systemd: RHCE Cert Prep: Networking and SSH
Consistent network naming with systemd: RHCE Cert Prep: Networking and SSH

In the past, Linux network device names were easy to type and remember because they were short, such as eth0. However, these are not consistent names. You could unplug the eth0 Ethernet device and eth1 would become eth0 on the next boot. This is a problem, so learn how Linux by way of systemd has consistent network naming based on BIOS information, slot location, and MAC addresses.

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