Change NIC ordering
On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Etaoin Shrdlu
> On Sunday 11 May 2008, 20:03, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > Hi,
> > In a machine with two NICs:
> > 1) How do I configure which is considered eth0?
> Probably editing /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.
> > 2) After drivers are loaded how do I see what hardware is using which
> > driver?
> The above file should have a comment before each line indicating what
> driver the device needs. Apart from that, you can probably peek
> into /sys. On my system, there seems to exist a directory named
> /sys/class/net/<device>/device/driver/module/drivers/pci:<module>/, for
> instance for eth0 it's
> So I see that eth0 is using driver 3c59x. This is a totally homebrew
> method, the result of 5-minute search, and most likely better method
> exist (which I'd like to know too).
> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
Thanks. As per the note I sent a couple of minutes ago I found the
persistant-net.rules file. I've modified it, rebooted and things are
working as I want them to. eth0 is still IP address 192.168.1.57 but
it's moved to the Intel e100 NIC. Other machine on my network can see
Thanks for the pointer to the /sys/class stuff. I've only looked at
that once trying to understand frame buffer stuff. This was a big
help. With the changes I now see:
which is what I want for now.
Again, thanks for the great info.
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