[K12OSN] swapping eth cards

Rob Owens hick518 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 18 13:42:50 UTC 2005

I'm not 100% sure this will work, but I think you can
edit /etc/modprobe.conf and change the aliases. 
You'll see two lines that start with "alias eth0" and
"alias eth1", followed by something that designates
the NIC.  Switch eth0 for eth1 and I think you'll be
good.  Then you don't need to change dhcp.conf or


--- Antonello Facchetti <ollenotna2000 at yahoo.it>

> In the default install of k12ltsp eth0 is the
> interface on the 
> thin-client side of the server and eth1 is the
> interface on the "public" 
>   side.
> I'm installing on a machine with a built-in ethernet
> card (the setup 
> program takes it as eth0) and an added gigabit nic
> (taken as eth1). 
> Obviously I want them in the reverse order, with the
> gigabit eth1 
> serving the thin-clients.
> How can I arrange this?
> I modified dhcp.conf with the IP of eth1, and
> modified /etc/hosts 
> consequently. Which other steps shall I take?
> tia
> Antonello
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