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Re: Another Network Manager Stupidity: Swapping eth0 and eth1



I've seen it do the exact same thing on my FC5 laptop.

On 5/9/06, Dan <grinnz gmail com> wrote:
Charles Curley wrote:
> I have just found what may be another Network Manager (NM)
> stupidity. I have two NICs on my laptop
> (http://www.charlescurley.com/Lenovo.R51.html) running Fedora Core
> 5. One is a wired Ethernet interface, the other a wireless Ethernet
> interface. In system-config-network, I have anchored eth0 and eth1 to
> specific MAC addresses.
>
> I recently switched from using the usual configuration tools to NM. I
> just found out is that NM seems to be ignoring that MAC address
> anchoring. It has swapped eth0 and eth1. As a result of this the
> firewall defined by firestarter does not work, and as a result of that
> my system is wide open and has been for several days.
>
> This came to my attention because I started to think I may have a root
> kit on my laptop, and started to track things down. "Pain-Free
> Networking", huh?
>
>
I haven't "anchored" anything, with the same situation (wired and
wireless), and NM works fine for me, eth0 stays wired and eth1 wireless.
Hey, it's a _lot_ closer than system-config-network as far as "zeroconf"
wireless networking.
-Dan

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