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Re: Network Card Naming Issue



On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:35 AM, Mikkel L. Ellertson
<mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
> 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
> --
>

I think that could be the reason. Thanks.


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