Comment 23 for bug 386900

mstombs (michael-tombs) wrote :

I really don't see what is wrong with correctly labelling the hardware interface with eth0 and eth1, which would be educational for new users and useful for others. But on my "up-to-date" Ubuntu 9.10 system, something keeps swapping the hardware names eth0 and eth1, and I can have "Auto eth1" connected to "Wired Network (eth0)" and I now have a "Wired Network (eth1rename)" which tries to connect to "eth1_rename" as well. I suspect it is udev and the kernel harware detection order mucking the names up which just confuses "Network Manager" and this user.