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RE: How do I make my NIC pick the same ETH port every time?

Unfortunately, this is not an options for us. This machine moves from
location to location on almost a daily basis... There has got to be a way...

Tyson Varosyan
Technical Manager, Uptime Technical Solutions LLC.
206-715-TECH (8324)


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Johnson [mailto:baloo@ursine.ca] 
Sent: Saturday, March 25, 2006 11:29 AM
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: How do I make my NIC pick the same ETH port every time?

On Saturday 25 March 2006 11:09, Tyson Varosyan wrote:
> Using Debian command mode 2.6 kernel.
> My NIC keeps jumping around between eth0 and eth1 every so often when I
> reboot. It is real annoying! How do I get it to stick to be the same all
> the time? It is conflicting with a firewire controller...

I have this same problem on a machine with several ethernet cards (and have
spend time swapping cable around to make sure everything is where Linux 
expects after a reboot).  I solved this for now by not rebooting for 

Paul Johnson
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