Re: [PATCH] ieee1394: eth1394: use "firewire%d" instead of "eth%d"as interface name

From: Stefan Richter
Date: Mon May 25 2009 - 06:44:22 EST

Matthias Schwarzott wrote:
> On Sonntag, 24. Mai 2009, Stefan Richter wrote:
>> Besides, if we can we should avoid fw%d because this will clash with
>> udev rules which match KERNEL=="fw*", as in
>> udev/rules/redhat/40-redhat.rules.
> I suggest a subsystem match here, or generally some
> SUBSYSTEM!="net", GOTO="end_of_file"
> around almost all rule files that should not match on network interfaces, as
> users can rename them to almost all crazy names.
> @Kay: Perhaps it could simplify some rulesets to have a special jump target or
> option to skip entiere rules files.

Right... Luckily, 75-persistent-net-generator.rules already has a big
SUBSYSTEM!="net", GOTO="persistent_net_generator_end" around everything.

Also, "fw*" devices related rules which I'll submit RSN will have
SUBSYSTEM=="firewire" prefixes.
Stefan Richter
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