[CentOS] network interface question

Jacob Bresciani jacob at aers.ca
Wed Oct 13 18:33:53 EDT 2010


eth1 exists because the /dev device was found on boot (you have 2 or more
network interfaces).

eth12 does due to you not have 13+ nic's or did not map a network device to
be eth12.

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Paras pradhan <pradhanparas at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I don't have ifcfg-eth1 in my /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts. But when
> I do ifconfig eth1 I can see output as below. If I do ifconfig eth12 ,
> I don't see anything which i am assume is normal.
>
>
> eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:24:E8:44:DB:CC
>          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
>          Interrupt:17 Memory:e8000000-e8012800
>
>
> Don't know why and how this is happening.
>
> Thanks!
> Paras.
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