[CentOS-devel] Apache ServerTokens says Red Hat
ajb at elrepo.org
Sat Sep 5 12:57:56 UTC 2009
On 05/09/2009, Peter Magnusson <iocc at centos.lists.flashdance.cx> wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Sep 2009, Karanbir Singh 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.
> It was 1 year since it was installed so I dont remember exactly. But I have
> done some investigation and I GUESS that I didnt had HWADDR in ifcfg-*
> because of the dates of them:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root 109 Aug 9 2008 ifcfg-eth1
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root 109 Aug 9 2008 ifcfg-eth2
> The box was installed Aug 9 2008. I can not be sure however, they might
> have been there first and then removed.
> I didnt play with any udev rules during the troubleshooting. What I did was
> playing around with hal and the file /etc/sysconfig/hwconf. I changed so it
> would be correct in it (there I filled in the right HWADDR) and hal changed
> it back after reboot. The fucker. So now hald is totally disabled on this
> I didnt know about ifrename to be honest
> However, I still think this is a BAD DESIGN CHOICE and Im not changing that
> option no matter how it can be "fixed" with udev, ifrename or HWADDR in
> ifcfg-*. That wouldnt be needed if you would wait until ALL cards are
> detected and THEN name them.
> I just wanted to say this, as my current workaround about this problem
> works I will not change it or tweak it (it needs to be working, or else I
> dont have any internet... or exists on internet).
> Thats about it.
> > 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.
> CentOS release 5.3 - 2.6.26
> Shuttle XPC SB52G2
> Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz, 400 MHz FSB
> 512 MB, DDR PC2700
> Maxtor 80 GB HD
> Bultin Intel Gigabit Ethernet Controller = My LAN
> Bultin Intel EtherExpress 10/100 Ethernet Controller = Transit1
> PCI card EtherExpress 10/100 Ethernet Controller = Transit2
> (from http://www.flashdance.cx/computers.html)
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