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Rename Interface

Rename a Linux Network Interface

create the following file with the following content in /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/nameif

#!/bin/sh if [ -n "$IF_MAC" ] then nameif $IFACE $IF_MAC fi

then create your /etc/network/interfaces such as the following:

# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5). # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto wan iface wan inet dhcp mac 00:0F:EA:5D:AE:ED auto lan iface lan inet static mac 00:40:F4:60:5A:4C address netmask gateway broadcast