Roberto Ragusa wrote: > > FWIW, I just discovered how useful can be a manually modified > 70-persistent-net.rules file. > > You can map MAC addresses to interface names and completely remove > the HWADDR from ifcfg-eth? files. > > In my case this is perfect because I want to have *two* different > NICs as eth0 (not at the same time, obviously), two NICs as eth1, > two NICs as eth2. > > I didn't think it could be so easy to have a configuration with > 3 NICs (it's a firewall machine) and have the ability, in case of > a hardware problem, to just remove the disk from the failed machine, > put it into a backup machine and have the new 3 NICs automatically > assigned to the correct interface names so everything works with > no reconfiguration. > Thanks - that is one I didn't think of. I can use that on my USB drive so that it uses eth0 on any known computer I plug it in to. I will have to try doing the same thing for CD/DVD drives. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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