How to symlink devfs devices?
sagara at tomahawk.com.sg
Thu Jul 9 10:55:49 UTC 2009
Paul B. Mahol writes:
>> Is it possible to create a symlink to a device and use the symlink in place
>> of the real device name in FreeBSD, especially in version 7.2?
>> 1. A disk
>> /dev/camera -> /dev/da0s1
>> 2. A network device
>> re0 -> lan0
> same as above, but there is way to completly hide re0:
> # ifconfig re0 name lan0
Hi FreeBSD community
Thank you all for replies.
Yes, USB Mass Storage devices could be symlinked (may be others too) but
ethernet devices cannot be symlinked but ethernet interfaces can be renamed.
I have one more question, how do I know what device is attached to an
ethernet interface after it is renamed?
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