0.1.3: /proc/net/hostap/wlan0 does not get renamed if I rename wlan0

Denis Vlasenko vda
Thu Jun 10 00:33:42 PDT 2004

I am renaming my network interfaces
at system startup, because I want to avoid
changing system setup in lots of places
just because my eth0 become eth1
after I added another network card.

When I do this to hostap:

ip l set dev wlan0 name ifr

it works, but corresponding /proc
entry does not get renamed.

This leads to problems with e.g. prism2_srec
not being able to find and read required info.

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