Changing interface names in pppd, where is the ifname option?

Cameron Hutchison lists at
Tue Mar 24 22:38:41 UTC 2009

Josef Wolf <jw at> writes:

>What happened to this option?  Is there any other way to get stable
>[ppp] interface names in ubuntu?

The pppd config has a "unit" directive (see the pppd man page) to
specify which number to use after the "ppp" in the interface name.

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