Using biosdevname by default?

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Thu Aug 23 18:17:03 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 04:23:53PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 07, 2012 at 01:50:19AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> >  2) At UDS, consider defaulting to biosdevname=1 for 12.10.  Presumably
> >     by that point we would have reasonably substantial experience with
> >     it as a result of 1).

> biosdevname is now enabled by default on 12.10 alternate/server
> installs.  This will cause some machines to use different (and more
> stable across reboots) network interface names.

Thanks, Colin!

Are we expecting this to be enabled for the desktop image as well, for

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