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RE: Configure multiple ethernet interfaces




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Demyanovich, Craig - Apogent [mailto:cdemyanovich apogent com]
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 4:59 AM
> To: 'fedora-list redhat com'
> Subject: Configure multiple ethernet interfaces
> 
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> I can't recreate the configuration of network interfaces after a FC1
> install.  eth0 (built-in) has been identified and configured 
> correctly.
> However, eth1 (built-in) and eth2-5 (a 4-port card) are a mess.  Kudzu
> doesn't detect everything properly at boot time.  Furthermore, despite
> deleting all devices (via the GUI config tool), 
> /etc/sysconfig/hwconf still
> lists eth4 and eth5.  Yet, /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts 
> lists only eth0
> and lo (good), and /etc/modules.conf lists only eth0 (good).  
> What gives?
> 

What about removing kudzu?? 

Or.. try pulling the card out and maybe kudzu will complain that it's 
not around anymore and offer you the choice of removing it??

> What I want to be able to do is to keep the config for eth0 
> and start fresh
> with eth1-5.  For example, first I'd configure eth1 and test. 
>  Then, I'd try
> to configure the 4-port card (eth2-5).  Still very new to linux
> administration, I've been struggling to find a good resource on how to
> accomplish my goal.  I would greatly appreciate any pointers 
> on the proper
> way to tell FC1 exactly what I want the details (card, 
> driver, assigned to
> ethX, etc.) of the remaining interfaces to be.


What sort of system has 2 built in net-cards??

/curious



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