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Re: Procedure to replace a NIC.



On Sunday 03 September 2006 21:51, Steven Stromer wrote:
> > Steven, I don't know whether this has any relevance or not, but I
> > recently changed a NIC in a FC4 box, and initially had a problem.  It
> > seems that it had detected the card correctly, and was loading the
> > driver, but it had remembered the MAC address of the old card.  I had to
> > remove the card's entry in system-config-network, then run kudzu to get
> > the new card read in again. Since then I have had no problem.
> >
> > Anne
>
> Anne,
>
> I don't run a GUI. I believe that system-config-network changes the
> settings in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0, which I did
> manually. You are right that the hardware address did need manual
> altering. I rebooted, which is what I think you mean by running kudzu.
> Is there a way to invoke kudzu manually?
>
Yes - I did it from a console.  Just type 'kudzu' - though I think it has to 
be run as root.

Anne

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