On Tue, May 02, 2000 at 02:20:53PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Riley writes:
> > Andre writes:
> > > Try moving the NIC order around and keeping the assocaiated
> > > cable with each card constant. You NIC setup will fail.
> > However, if it's referring to NIC's, then I would say "ascending
> > order of hardware address" would be a reasonable choice...
> What is needed is something more permanent (e.g. /etc/nictab, /etc/idetab,
> or something based on devfs, as Richard Gooch has suggested) which allows
> you to have a permanent NIC->name, IDE serial->name, UUID->name mapping:
> 00:00:C0:04:FF:2C eth0
> 00:10:A4:E8:F8:0E eth3
> 00:20:AF:69:04:F8 eth2
Isn't there a problem with this in that it is possible (although not
necessary all that likely) for two nics to have the same MAC address?
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