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Re: Network Card Naming Issue



Manish Kathuria wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have experienced a strange issue in Fedora 9 while replacing
> ethernet cards. Whenever a network card is replaced in Fedora 9, many
> times the new NIC takes a new logical interface name instead of taking
> the original interface name. For example, if a network card eth0 is
> removed from a Fedora 9 system and is replaced by another network
> card, the new card appears as eth1 or eth2 instead of eth0. This
> happens even if the cards are having the same chipset (and therefore
> the driver). What could be the reason for this behaviour ?  It leads
> to a number of problems like modification in scripts, etc. I have
> never observed this in the earlier distributions.
> 
Take a look at /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

Mikkel
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