[ale] OS or Hardware issue?

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 07:26:05 EDT 2021

Ha! Nice device name. :-)

It takes a bit to get used to but the name based on device tree attachment makes sense to me. It's easier now to see which nic is on the mobo and which is the add-in card. 

On April 21, 2021 1:40:30 AM EDT, Steve Litt via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>Leam Hall via Ale said on Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:23:57 -0400
>>I'm quite in the opposite camp. Using devices simplifies support for
>>the base OS. Using LVM is nice when things might move, and you know
>>you'll have a fully operational OS and LVM suite going.
>>If a kernel changes the device order, that really seems like a bug.
>It's a bug that's been happening since before the turn of the century.
>This is why its best to use the UUID designation in /etc/fstab. It's
>also why they created these device names like en5pq42usuck441, that
>depend on the physical hardware port the device is plugged into.
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