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NICs changing names by themselves?
  • From: "Anders Norrbring" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:45:38 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050314114538.6883AEBDB@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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


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