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Old 12-09-2008, 11:03 PM   #1
pii.ajah
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Assigning eth number for 2 identical network card


Hi All,

I have a problem.
In my box I have 2 network card, both VIA Rhine II.
After booted up, card with mac xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:68 will be eth0,
card with mac xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:67 will be eth1.
My problem is, I want to swap the eth number, the mac 67 will be eth0, and mac 68 will be eth1. Is there any command or parameter to do this??

I know this can be solved using udev rules in kernel 2.6, but I'm using 2.4.32, and I cannot upgrade the kernel because we only using kernel 2.4.32 and the company does not want to update kernel for production.

Thanks.
 
Old 12-10-2008, 12:47 AM   #2
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just found solution http://www.science.uva.nl/research/a...how_comments=1

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