[CentOS-devel] Apache ServerTokens says Red Hat

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 23:11:15 UTC 2009


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 04/09/09 21:38, Peter Magnusson wrote:
>>> That problem has been long dealt with. Use HWADDR in ifcfg-* to
>>> statically bind physical interfaces.
>> Tried that.
>> Didnt work.
> 
> are you saying that specifying the hwaddr still got you wrong device 
> name allocations ? I find that quite hard to believe, unless you are 
> doing some wierd bridging stuff and the nic's are not really using 
> physical devices.
> 
> a bit more info about your setup would be good. on a usual machine, with 
> usual nic's - I've never heard of hwaddr allocations going walkabout. ever.

Don't know about his situation but one place the concept is a real killer is 
when you ship an installed disk to a remote location to be plugged into a new 
identical box.  Even on the times when I knew the MAC addresses and tried to 
preconfigure them, something would generally rename my prepared ifcfg-* files 
and generate new ones with an unwanted DCHP setting on the first boot.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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