On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 13:00 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote: > On Wed, 10 May 2006, Alan J. Gagne wrote: > > > I had a similar problem but not NM related when I > > added two 1GB nics to a box that had a 100MB onboard nic. > > I wanted the two 1GB nics to be eth0 and eth1 but > > the onboard nic would always revert to eth0 on reboot. > > I could bind them with system-config-network but could not > > get them to stay ordered to my preference. > > > > I added the aliases to modprobe.conf to solved this issue. > > > > alias eth0 r8169 > > alias eth1 r8169 > > alias eth2 e100 > > I found that this trick did not work reliably. After enough reboots, the > device mapping would change in spite of the aliases. The initscripts > update in updates-testing will fix the problem once and for all. man iftab should show you what to do. -- Brian Millett - [ Sinclair and Kosh, "The War Prayer"] "That's quite a viewer. I've never seen anything quite like it before. What is it?" 'Efficient.'