ethernet Q

Junin Toiro junin.toiro at
Tue Mar 17 02:53:04 GMT 2009

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 12:55 PM, James Takac <p3nndrag0n at> wrote:
> Hi Guys
> I had a motherboard blow on a computer a few weeks back and finally got the
> system rebuilt with a new mobo. However the ethernet connection is now seen
> as eth1 instead of eth0 and on various reboots ubuntu is not seeing it at
> all. I suspect it has something to do with the new assigment and so am
> wondering where I might look to edit things so as to edit out the old
> ethernet assignment since that adapter no longer exists and what do I need to
> watch out for if taking this road
> Thx
> James

It's because the mac address has changed hence linux assigns it as a
new ethernet device, which it is. There is a way to reset this but I
can't for the life of me remember.

I stumbled upon it after moving a virtual machine and the same thing
happened because I used new device ids.

If I can manage to find the link I'll post it.

Sam Jackson / Nandemonai / Junin Toiro

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