Re: configuring multiple NIC's at boot
On 20-Apr-2002 Pollywog wrote:
> When I got DSL, I had a problem with my two NICS's. Things would usually
> end up with the NIC's being assigned the wrong addresses.
> What I did to correct this mess was to have the DSL modem's NIC get
> configured in /etc/init.d/local.
> What is the best way to avoid this type of problem? BTW, the internal
> network's NIC is a 3Com and I compiled the kernel with support for that
> NIC, but the DSL NIC is a Kingston card and uses the Tulip driver, which I
> did not compile into the kernel (this is the card that gets configured
> from /etc/init.d/local
the way this works is the first driver to be loaded gets eth0. So the 3Com you
compiled into the kernel SHOULD be setup as eth0.
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