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Re: [Fwd: Config Network Setting]



On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 9:46 AM,  <edwardspl ita org mo> wrote:
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>
> Aldo Foot wrote:
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> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 7:05 AM,  <edwardspl ita org mo> wrote:
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> Dear All,
>
> I just found a message for /var/log/messages :
> kernel : udev: renamed network interface eth0 to eth1
>
> So, how to solve this problem ?
>
>
> In a previous reply you said:
>      "For 8139too driver, it is a network interface PCI card
>       For r8169 driver, it is attached to the motherboard "
>
> I have seen before that the OS will change the device if you have a PCI and
> a built-in NIC. If you unplug the PCI NIC, the built-in NIC becomes
> eth0. With the
> PCI NIC plugged in, the built-in NIC becomes eth1 and the PCI becomes eth0.
> Try unplugging the PCI NIC to check whether this is the case with your
> machine; take note of the MAC address with the ifconfig command to track
> which one is which.
>
> I have not understood why this happens though. Maybe someone can shed some
> light here.
> ~af
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>
>
> Hello,
>
> Is this problem in FC8 System only ?
> So, have you tried to find doc though the net ?
>

<disclamer>
I have not done this and I don't know whether that is accurate.
</disclaimer>

I did some reading. It appears that udev does the device switching. But
if desired, the devices can be tied to a specific mac address.

See this old thread --notice what they say about /etc/modprobe.conf.
http://www.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2005-September/msg00354.html

Read this Debian related page:  http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/udev.htm

I don't now whether the problem is with F8 only. I haven't tried all
the flavors.
~af


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