Re: Ethernet devices not named eth*

From: Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Date: Wed Jun 07 2000 - 20:42:48 EST


> need to create pseudo ethernet devices for bridge group references and it
> would be confusing if they were named eth* rather then bg*.
>
> There seems to be some table that they go into...any caveats?

The table is just used for naming (and gone post 2.2). The namespace allocated
for Bridge devices is br%d

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