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Re: 2.6 kernel network interface assignment order

On Do, Jan 29, 2004 at 02:22:28 -0500, Eric Sproul <esproul@ntelos.net> wrote:
> All,
> I am having a weird problem and I don't know if it's my config or
> something about the 2.6 kernel.  In a machine with two integrated NICs
> (Penguin Relion 125), the 2.6 kernel reverses the assignment order of
> the physical interfaces to eth0 & eth1.  Such that my
> /etc/network/interfaces configs end up on the wrong device.

This occasionally happens with new kernel releases.

> Has anyone else seen this, know why it happens?  Is there a fix, other
> than physically swapping the cables (which isn't always practical when
> working on machines in remote datacenters)?

Swap your configuration...


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