[SOLVED] need help to change eth numbers at boot time
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I have googled a lot to find an answer to my question but I couldn't find a correct answer, or I don't have enought knowledge to understand... I hope somebody will help me.
I'm using debian 6 with kernel 3.2.31 on a DELL server with 4 broadcom network connectors. The thing is that debian is autoprobing the cards in a wrong order... The first RJ45 port is eth2, the second is eth3, the third is eth0 and the last one is eth1.
I would like to change this so as to get first port=eth0, second=eth1, third=eth2 and fourth=eth3
I've find out that I could create an alias on the driver name in modeprobe.conf, but all the cards are using the same driver (tg3)...
I've also find out that I could add a kernel boot command like that :
but I don't know how to find the correct "io" parameter to set (these are PCIexpress cards)
Could someone help me ?
the only thing that I can find to identify the cards is the pci slot, but I don't know how to change the eth numbers based on that information :