replaced NIC, now no network

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Thu Sep 14 16:42:47 UTC 2006

On 06/09/14 16:52 (GMT+0200) Thilo Six apparently typed:

> after changing your NIC you should also have a look at /etc/iftab.

> alter the mac adress (which is the number like 04:cb:fa:bb:8e:ed)
> to your new one which can be found with

> ifconfig | grep HWaddr
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 04:CB:FA:BB:8E:ED
After saving the old iftab in case I need to reverse the process, I took
a shortcut:

ifconfig eth0 | grep HWaddr > /etc/iftab

and then tidied up iftab.

Thanks again!
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