[CentOS] network interface question

Paras pradhan pradhanparas at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 13:18:09 EDT 2010


Yes I just tested like this..

What i did was:

ifconfig -a gives me logical names such as: __tmp1035166962 , ethX

and ethtool -p __tmp1035166962 makes blinking in the network port.  My
problem is resolved.

Thanks a lot guys. Appreciate it.

Paras.

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at buc.com> wrote:
>  On 10/15/2010 1:10 PM, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>>  On 10/15/2010 12:44 PM, Paras pradhan wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 3:57 AM, Peter Kjellstrom <cap at nsc.liu.se> wrote:
>>>> On Thursday 14 October 2010, Paras pradhan wrote:
>>>> ...
>>>>> I have eight nics and its getting difficult to me which MAC id
>>>>> represents which physical port. Any way to find this?
>>>> Have a look at the "-p" option to ethtool
>>> It would be useful (to me)  if I can use mac address instead of
>>> interface name in -p option.
>> Try this script (untested):
>>
>> --------------------------------------------
>> #!/bin/bash
>> ETH=`ifconfig | grep -i $1 | cut -d ' ' -f 1`
>> echo "Blinking $ETH - $1"
>> ethtool -p $ETH 30
>> --------------------------------------------
>>
>> Just call it with the mac address as an argument.  It will find the
>> interface with ifconfig and then call ethtool to blink the lights for 30
>> seconds.
>>
>> (Assuming your NIC supports ethtool.  The system I tried to test this on
>> was not supported...)
>
> oops...
>
> Make that "ifconfig -a" in the script to find inactive interfaces.
>
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