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Re: change NIC after install

Andrew Kaplan wrote:
> How would I change my NIC from a 3COM to say a Kingstone (Tulip) card after
> the box was running with the 3com card.

Re-compile your kernel with support for the new NIC card and reboot. 

  If your box is multi-homed be sure that the new card is the same
device -  i.e. if the card your removing is eth0 be sure the new card is
also detected as eth0 - or your IPs will be wrong. Cards are detected in
order, so it is possible the new card will be detected after your older
card(s) and shuffle the card order. If the cards do get shuffled, you
will need to edit your /etc/network/interfaces file appropriately.

Pete Billson
ELB Internet Services, Inc.
Web Design, Computer Consulting, Internet Hosting

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