On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 18:42, Paul Raines wrote: > We added a 2nd E1000 gig card to a box with Fedora Core 2 running > the 2.6.6-1.435smp kernel. Instead of coming up as eth1 it comes > up as dev### where ### is a random number that changes each boot. > > > # lspci | grep thernet > 03:01.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82541GI/PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller > 04:02.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller > (rev 02) > > # cat /proc/net/dev | cut -d: -f1 | tail +3 > lo > dev265 > eth0 > > # ifconfig dev265 > dev265 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0E:0C:60:A1:0A > inet addr:192.168.100.1 Bcast:192.168.100.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 > UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 > RX packets:778 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 > TX packets:744 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 > collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 > RX bytes:138956 (135.6 Kb) TX bytes:219175 (214.0 Kb) > Base address:0x7000 Memory:d2120000-d2140000 > > I can configure it with IP info and it works as ifconfig above shows. > I can create a /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-dev265 for it. > But since the number changes randomly each boot, I have to do this > by hand every boot. > > Why does it not come up as eth1? The kernel messages seem to refer to > eth1: > Paul, Maybe alias eth1 e1000 in modprobe.conf will help. Bob...
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