[Bridge] Max length of bridge device name?
shemminger at osdl.org
Mon Jan 12 13:41:48 PST 2004
On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 13:12:34 -0500
Josh Wyatt <Josh.Wyatt at hcssystems.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know the maximum length of the interface name created by 'brctl addbr'?
IFNAMSIZ-1 = 15 chars
How about any other restrictions on
> usable alphanumerics, for example is "-" (dash) or "_" (underscore) allowed, commas, periods, etc allowed?
Well all should work (except "." and "..").
> Most docs I see refer to this as br0, but I'd like to use more descriptive names, such as vlan_105, etc.
> Thanks in advance,
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