[patch] wlan device interface name should be wlanX instead of ethX

Bug #1157136 reported by Shuduo Sang on 2013-03-19
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
bcmwl (Ubuntu)
Low
Alberto Milone

Bug Description

current bcmwl wlan device be named to ethX. it will confuse user what type current connection is. Should be fixed with wlanX.

Shuduo Sang (sangshuduo) wrote :

a simple patch can fix this issue in lp:~sangshuduo/+junk/bcmwl.lp1157136

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Adam Porter (alphapapa) wrote :

That's a great patch. I hope Ubuntu applies it.

tags: added: patch
Adam Porter (alphapapa) on 2013-06-09
summary: - wlan device interface name should be wlanX instead of ethX
+ [patch] wlan device interface name should be wlanX instead of ethX
Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Alberto Milone (albertomilone)
importance: Undecided → Low
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package bcmwl - 6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2

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bcmwl (6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Shuduo Sang ]
  * 0010-change-the-network-interface-name-from-eth-to-wlan.patch:
    - Change the network interface name from eth to wlan
      (LP: #1157136).

  [ Krzysztof Kolasa ]
  * 0011-do-not-define-__devinit-as-__init-in-linux-3.8-as-__.patch:
    - Do not define __devinit as __init when dealing with
      Linux >= 3.8.
 -- Alberto Milone <email address hidden> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:24:36 +0100

Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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