Re: new problem - networking is strange
Miles Fidelman wrote:
> H.S. wrote:
>>>> Is udev giving your interface a new name (ethx instead of, say eth0)?
>>> how would I check that, and why would it just start doing that?
>> You could just list the devices:
>> $> /sbin/ifconfig -a
>> and ensure you have the correctly named eth device(s). And perhaps
>> verify their mac addresses.
>> Why does it change? I am not sure, but I have had to face this kind of
>> problem in the past a few times, usually following a kernel upgrade or
>> udev upgrade or by chaning the network hardware.
> well it sure seems like the interface is now coming up with the name
> eth3 - when I change the line in /etc/network/interfaces to read eth3,
> all comes up - but this is sure weird
> I haven't really done anything to change things.
Check the file:
You may need to remove some lines from there or change the interface
names to the ones you want.
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