[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Can a particular network card be permenantly bound to an eth'x' number?

On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 21:21 +0000, rich wrote:
> I have several network cards in my laptop - wired lan, wireless lan,
> loopback & firewire.  After a recent update (I'm running testing) my
> interface numbers all jumped around so that instead of the wired lan
> being eth0, it's now eth1 & the firewire is eth0.  What defines what
> eth'x' number is given to which network device?  It's a pain having to
> change configuration each time they move numbers (as also happens
> depending on whether I boot with my wireless cardbus in the slot or
> not)!

I think there's a way in /etc/modules to bind an interface to a
particular driver.

This should help:
  man 5 modules

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

"You can either have software quality or you can have pointer
arithmetic, but you cannot have both at the same time."
Bertrand Meyer

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Reply to: