When I run
ip addr show, this will show an interface being named
enp3s0f0 or similar.
This name is assigned by
This happens after mounting the
Thus it happens after
luks file encryption.
I wanted to make the password prompt to decrypt available over the network by installing an ssh server, dropbear, into the initramfs. Doing so requires telling dropbear what network interface to listen on, and also enabling
dhcp within initramfs. To do so, I need the network interface name.
To my surprise, nowhere could I find a way to easily see what the original name of
enp3s0f0 is. If my host has many ports and is slow to boot, trial and error can be cumbersome, requiring two reboots per try.
Is there some command I can run to find this out quickly, after the renaming has already happened?