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Date:      Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:13:06 +0200
From:      Mykola Dzham <freebsd@levsha.org.ua>
To:        "H.fazaeli" <fazaeli@sepehrs.com>
Cc:        freebsd-net@freebsd.org, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: howto determine network device unit number? device.hints?
Message-ID:  <20090115101306.GG39618@expo.ukrweb.net>
In-Reply-To: <496EF30E.4010304@sepehrs.com>
References:  <20def4870901140009y1f007108y92797d5f79ffac08@mail.gmail.com> <496E11B7.3010608@sepehrs.com> <000b01c9768e$745aa160$220f000a@mtl.com> <496EF30E.4010304@sepehrs.com>

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 H.fazaeli wrote:
> 
>    for example, say you have 2 interface em0 and em1 which
>    you like to swap their minor numbers:
>    ifconfig em0 name tmp
>    ifconfig em1 name em0
>    ifconfig em0 name em1
>    or to assign cisco-like names to you interfaces:
>    ifconfig xl0 name fastEthernet0
>    ifconfig em0 name gigaEthernet0
>    ifconfig fastEthernet0 192.168.1.0/24
>    Yony Yossef wrote:

Interface renaming is complex when you use ng_ether: if ng_ether loaded
before renaming, then ng_ether node name remain unchanged after
ifconfig ... name

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Mykola Dzham, LEFT-(UANIC|RIPE)
JID: levsha@jabber.net.ua



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