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Old 05-08-2005, 10:28 PM   #1
mikerock
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RH Hosting on two separate NIC cards


I am hosting web, DNS, email with public IPs assigned directly to the LAN interface of the server. I added a second NIC card for separate public IP network.

The problem is when I bring up the 2nd lan interface you can no longer ping the first LAN interface from any workstation.

I want both cards to work independently of each other (default gateways for each LAN) and not route between them. Any ideas? thx
 
Old 05-09-2005, 08:48 AM   #2
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Can you run "ifconfig" and post the full unedited output here for us to see?
 
Old 05-09-2005, 08:57 PM   #3
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It turns out the 2nd ethernet card keeps changing its device name every time the PC reboots. Instead of being eth1 it keeps changing to dev followed by a number, like dev8761.

The two cards are Intel Pro 100S and I updated to the latest drivers. I also went into BIOS and tried with/without plug/play and also manually set the IRQ for the PCI slots. But it still keeps changing.

kernel version 2.4.21-27.0.4.EL

I found another thread here with same problem but no solution
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ght=SUSE+alias

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