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Re: change eth0 to eth2 on a multi-homed ultra 1



On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 02:47:10AM -0700, Blars Blarson wrote:
> In article <1055228572.808.12.camel@zaphod> john@hedge.com.au writes:
> >This comes under the heading of 'nice to have' so I wouldn't want anyone
> >to break stride in answering this problem but maybe someone has trodden
> >this path before!
> >
> >I have a multi-homed U1. 1 motherboard 10 base T nic (eth2; Lance) and
> >two additional 100 base T nics (eth0 & eth1; both Happy Meal).
> >
> >I would like the 10 base T eth2 to be eth0. How do I achieve this small
> >miracle, please? 
> 
> If the drivers are compiled as modules, just make sure to modprobe the
> lance driver before the happymeal.  Alternativly, compile the lance
> into the kernel and have happymeal be a modules.  Eather way, the
> lance devices will have lower numbers than the happymeal.

If you've got them compiled into the kernel then the OBP's "sbus_probe"
variable may change the order they are discovered by the kernel as well
as the OBP.

--
Paul



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