2nd NIC [RESOLVED]
tdldev at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 01:40:05 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 21:25 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> jack wrote:
> > I plugged in the 2nd nic card, but it won't light.
> > dmesg|grep eth1 shows
> > e1000: eth1: e1000 probeL Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection
> > ifup eth1 returns
> > SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
> > eth1: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
> > /etc/network/interfaces has
> > auto eth1
> > iface eth1 inet dhcp
> While the kernel first gives it the name eth1 it might be renamed
> afterwards. Check the file /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
> where there might be a different association between MAC address and
> interface name. Maybe the real name is eth2 or something else.
Bingo! It's called eth2 after bootup...
Thanks, Nils! That cracked it.
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