Fwd: Networking messed up in Dapper

Nicolas Kassis nic.kassis at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 12:36:26 GMT 2006

On 2/23/06, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 2/23/06, Nicolas Kassis <nic.kassis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Related to networking being messed up in dapper, I reported a bug I have
> > been experiencing bug 32570. My two prism54 cards (one internal and the
> > other pcmcia) receive the same eth0 name and cause a clash. Anyone else
> > has this issue ?
> >
> This means that you've named one of the cards "eth0" in /etc/iftab,
> but not the other -- and the other got allocated that name by the
> kernel.
> The easiest way to fix this is just to name the other card with a line
> like:
>   eth1 mac xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
> in /etc/iftab, where the xx's get replaced by the MAC address of that
> card.
> The _clashed moniker is just a temporary one, by the way -- it's there
> so I can clearly see the renaming working.  By Beta release that will
> change to just using the next free number, so the card would be "eth1"
> (assuming you hadn't allocated that in /etc/iftab).

Ok thanks. Sorry for the bug report.

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