svn commit: r198859 - head

Andrew Thompson thompsa at
Tue Nov 3 21:06:19 UTC 2009

Author: thompsa
Date: Tue Nov  3 21:06:19 2009
New Revision: 198859

  Belatedly add an UPDATING message for the usb ethernet ifnet naming in r188412.
  MFC after:	3 days


Modified: head/UPDATING
--- head/UPDATING	Tue Nov  3 20:22:09 2009	(r198858)
+++ head/UPDATING	Tue Nov  3 21:06:19 2009	(r198859)
@@ -537,6 +537,11 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 9.
 		# Map old usb library to new one for usb2 stack
+	All USB ethernet devices now attach as interfaces under the name ueN
+	(eg. ue0). This is to provide a predictable name as vendors often
+	change usb chipsets in a product without notice.
 	The ichsmb(4) driver has been changed to require SMBus slave
 	addresses be left-justified (xxxxxxx0b) rather than right-justified.

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