[K12OSN] Switching Network Cards

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Thu Sep 4 15:31:05 UTC 2008

I think network-scripts is only present in RedHat-like systems.


Crampton, Stephen C. wrote:
> Unfortunately, I do not seem to have a network-scripts folder.  I'm
> running Edubuntu 8.04.
>> I installed Edubuntu with LTSP on a box with two network cards. 
>> Edubuntu wants to use eth0 for communicating with clients and eth1 for
>> communicating with the world.
>> eth1 is a gigabit card, so I would like to switch things around. 
>> Could someone tell me which configuration files need to be modified so
>> that eth0 will communicate with the world and eth1 will communicate
>> with the LTSP clients?
> You can force a NIC to be associated with a specific ethX by editing
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX.  If you specify the MAC
> address and the ethX you want, you can completely determine the binding,
> like this:
> *HWADDR=00:1A:64:32:94:26
> DEVICE=eth0*
> ONBOOT=yes
> TYPE=Ethernet
> best,
> -tim
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