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Re: new problem - networking is strange

Miles Fidelman wrote:
> As some of you have followed (and helped - THANKS!), I had a server
> crash, moved all my disks to a 2nd chassis, and have been busily
> restoring things.
> Meanwhile, I discovered that I really didn't have a hardware failure on
> my 1st chassis - a disk drive failed in a way that dragged things down.
> As I start bringing the 1st server back up (with the drives swapped from
> the backup chassis), a new symptom has cropped up, when I bring the
> machine up, eth0 doesn't start. Nor can I bring it up with ifconfig eth0
> up - I get an error message "error fetching interface" "device not found"
> Now, the /etc/network/interfaces file defines the interface and lspci
> lists the interface card; AND, when I boot from a liveCD, I can access
> the net just fine.
> So.... anybody have any ideas or suggestions?

Is udev giving your interface a new name (ethx instead of, say eth0)?


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