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RE: [SLE] Hostname (was Re: [SLE] NICs changing names by themselves?)
  • From: "Anders Norrbring" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 15:27:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050315142705.5B4BAEE36@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Op maandag 14 maart 2005 16:53, schreef Anders Norrbring:
> > I found PERSISTENT_NAME, and as I understand, I should add a line in the
> > /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth-id-...... files to control the device
> > name. So, of course I tried, but the names after reboot was just the
> > opposite of what I had entered.
> >
> > Anders.
>
> Related to this; if one configures the 2 nics with yast , the latter
> insist
> (in my case at least) on having a hostname, name server, domain, etc for
> both
> nics (this is with 2 fixed ip addresses).
>
> Isn't that strange? Should the name for the nics not be different for
> each
> one. For eth0 e.g. linux and for the other nic (eth1) e.g.; linux-eth1?
>
> And wouldn't it be sufficient if one of the nics carried the name
> server(s),
> search domain and domain instead of having both cards carry that
> information?


Richard,
The NIC's could be on totally different networks.. :) Like in my case.
That's why it's so important that eth0 stays as eth0 since it's called on
from softwares.

Anders.



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