Network issue on a cloned server
djgroos at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 14:50:48 BST 2009
Oops-sent this out last night but forgot to "reply to all" so here it is.
Also, just changed the /etc/network/interfaces like I thought of below in
effort to "switch back" to correct nic roles. I won't know if it worked,
however, till I can get access to the server room.
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 8:44 PM, David Groos <djgroos at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 8:38 AM, David Groos <djgroos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Rebooted. TC don't boot. ifconfig still mentions eth2 and eth3. Still
>> unable to launch oem-config. downloaded the install files to see if there
>> was any documentation there but didn't find. Any thoughts? Thanks!
> To update briefly to those who didn't see the irc's from a few hours ago,
> removing /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules and rebooting indeed
> changed eth2 and eth3 to eth0 and eth1. However at some time, quite
> possibly last Friday, the ports took on opposite roles, the giga nic stopped
> sending out ips and instead the 100 MB nic which connected to the building
> wan and provided the connection to the internet all of a sudden started
> being a dhcp server and in the process took down part of the network.
> I've tried just changing eth0 to eth1, and eth1 to eth0, then restarting
> the network but that didn't work (RTNETLINK answers: No such process and
> more). Tried to restart the dhcp3 server as well and rebooting but to no
> avail. So in brief, the nics have switched their proper roles and I need to
> get them back. I typed exactly the same info in the /etc/network/interfaces
> file as is in that file in the server that's working--that Just had an
> idea: Instead of changing the eth0 and eth1 around, would it make any
> difference if I left those lines in place and changed the configs for each
> nic? Anyway, any ideas how to switch the nics around would be great.
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