Re: Adding a NIC

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Gabriel VLASIU wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Gabriel VLASIU wrote:
>>> What .conf file or files do I have to manually vi to fix this?  Any ideas?
>> /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
>> Look for NAME="eth0", NAME="eth1".
> Also, do not forget to edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX 
> (X=0,1...). Pay atention to HWADDR and DEVICE combination (it should match 
> the mac address / interface name from 70-persistent-net.rules file).

I personally use DEVICE only and delete HWADDR.
Rationale: udev has mapped hwaddr to device name, ifcfg maps device name to IP.

(you can have two different hwaddr in udev rules mapping to the
same device name (not to be plugged together, of course); that's impossible
if you put hwaddr in ifcfg)

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