Eudev/Network device names
This section is obsolete. See Udev#Optional: Disable_or_override_predictable_network_interface_naming for updated instructions.
Network device names such as eth0 or wlan0 as provided by the kernel are normally changed on system boot (see dmesg) by the /lib/udev/rules.d/80-net-name-slot.rules udev rule.
To keep the classic naming this rule can be overwritten with an equally named empty file in the /etc/udev/rules.d directory: