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Re: Adding a 2nd NIC (again)

On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Michael Boyd wrote:


> I managed to lay my hands on a 2nd 3Com 3c509b NIC at the end of last
> week and put it in my old 486 firewall.  When the machine boots it knows
> that eth0 and eth1 are NICs.  My question is, how do I assign an IP
> address to the 2nd card?  I modified the 'interfaces' file last night
> but that didn't seem to do it so I changed it back.

What do you insert into interfaces?

You need the "iface eth1.." part and you have to add eth1 in the "auto
..." line.

If this doesn't helps please post the relevant parts of your interfaces


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