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Re: Installed second NIC; now first is screwed up - help

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 10:54:54AM -0500, Don wrote:
> Relatively new Fedora Core 3 box.  I have one NIC installed on the external
> (internet) interface.  Installed a second NIC for my internal interface;
> then my problems started.
> 1) destroyed /etc/hosts; I had to rebuild it
> 2) destroyed /etc/resolv.conf; I had to rebuild it
> 3) For whatever reason, decided to make eth0 now eth1 and vice versa - I
> think I have it straightened out.
> Now when I ping other machines (or the same machine) on the current network,
> it pings fine.  When I try to ping an internet site, it hangs for a while
> and then tells me, for example:
> Ping: unknown host: yahoo.com

Hi Don, 
I have to assume you used Redhat's GUI tools to configure the new NIC.
Thats it what probably caused your problem.

Check the contents of your /etc/resolv.conf file to make sure that the
correct info is in it.  If not, correct it (as root) and then restart
your network.

Linux/Open Source:  Your infrastructure belongs to you, free, forever.
Idealism:  "Realism applied over a longer time period"
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Jeff Kinz, Emergent Research, Hudson, MA.

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