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Re: [SLE] NICs changing names by themselves?
  • From: David SMITH <dave.smith@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:17:43 +0000
  • Message-id: <20050314121743.GB19628@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 12:45:38PM +0100, 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.

I think you can control it using alias commands in the modules.conf.

If you Google around a bit (possibly in the SLE archives), you'll find
hundreds of other people with the same problem.

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