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@@ -236,11 +236,21 @@
not set directly, but is exported to udev as
the property <literal>ID_NET_NAME</literal>,
which is, by default, used by a udev rule to set
- <literal>NAME</literal>. The available policies
- are:</para>
+ <literal>NAME</literal>. If the name has already
+ been set by userspace, no renaming is performed.
+ The available policies are:</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
+ <term><literal>kernel</literal></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>If the kernel claims that the name it
+ has set for a device is predictable, then
+ no renaming is performed.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
<term><literal>database</literal></term>
<listitem>
<para>The name is set based on entries in