Red Hat 7 Get back eth Network Device Names

On installation of Red Hat or CentOS 7, boot the Anaconda installer with net.ifnames=0 parameter.

On installer boot, hit the esc key.


On the “boot” prompt, enter linux net.ifnames=0 and hit enter. The installer will now boot.


Go into the network settings in the installer, and you should now see your network devices named eth0, eth1, etc.


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