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Re: [SLE] NICs changing names by themselves?
  • From: Gerhard den Hollander <gdenhollander@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:54:20 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050314115420.GH17147@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Anders Norrbring <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx> (Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 12:45:38PM +0100)

> 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.

Manually activate them in the right order .. the first one to get actovated
becomes eth0, the second one becomes eth1 &c

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