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When I run 'netstat -rn' on my Fedora linux box, I get the following:

Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface
0.0.0.0         10.4.202.250    0.0.0.0         UG        0 0          0 em1
10.4.202.0      0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U         0 0          0 em1

What is the meaning of 'eml' in the IFace column? I thought it had to be something like eth0.

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That's a number one, not an "ell". –  daxlerod Jan 24 '12 at 18:30

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Embedded NICs are em1, em2 etc. they used to be eth0, eth1 before Fedora 15.

You might be able to change it according to this article. (Disclaimer: I have not done what is suggested on the link.)

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