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       nameif - name network interfaces based on MAC addresses


       nameif [-c configfile] [-s]
       nameif [-c configfile] [-s] {interface macaddress}


       nameif  renames  network  interfaces  based  on mac addresses. When no arguments are given
       /etc/mactab is read. Each line  of it contains  an  interface  name  and  a  Ethernet  MAC
       address.  Comments are allowed starting with #.  Otherwise the interfaces specified on the
       command line are processed.  nameif looks for the interface with the given MAC address and
       renames it to the name given.

       When the -s argument is given all error messages go to the syslog.

       When the -c argument is given with a file name that file is read instead of /etc/mactab.


       nameif should be run before the interface is up, otherwise it'll fail.




       Only works for Ethernet currently.