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RE: [SLE] NICs changing names by themselves?
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 11:22:19 -0500
  • Message-id: <1110817339.24727.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 10:53, Anders Norrbring wrote:
> > > I have a box with 2 NICs in it. SuSE 9.2 Pro.
> > >
> > > One Realtek that starts up as eth0, and a Broadcom that starts up as
> > eth1.
> > > So far, so good.
> > >
> > > But suddenly after a reboot, they've changed places? The Realtek is then
> > > eth1 and the Broadcom is eth0.
> > >
> > > A couple of reboots later, they've changed places again! How can I
> > control
> > > this? I need static naming since I have apps that depends on the correct
> > > name/network.
> >
> > look for PERSISTANT_NAME in the suse docu.
>
>
> 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.
>

So then you went back into the file and switched them to get them
correct? And now they are the way you want them?

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Ken Schneider
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