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Re: Another Network Manager Stupidity: Swapping eth0 and eth1



On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 13:00 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On Wed, 10 May 2006, Alan J. Gagne wrote:
> 
> > I had a similar problem but not NM related when I
> > added two 1GB nics to a box that had a 100MB onboard nic.
> > I wanted the two 1GB nics to be eth0 and eth1 but
> > the onboard nic would always revert to eth0 on reboot.
> > I could bind them with system-config-network but could not
> > get them to stay ordered to my preference.
> >
> > I added the aliases to modprobe.conf to solved this issue.
> >
> > alias eth0 r8169
> > alias eth1 r8169
> > alias eth2 e100
> 
> I found that this trick did not work reliably.  After enough reboots, the 
> device mapping would change in spite of the aliases.  The initscripts 
> update in updates-testing will fix the problem once and for all.

man iftab

should show you what to do.

-- 
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"That's quite a viewer. I've never seen anything quite like it before.
What is it?"
'Efficient.'



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