[CentOS-devel] Apache ServerTokens says Red Hat

Sat Sep 5 11:57:56 UTC 2009
Alan Bartlett <ajb at elrepo.org>

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
>  box.
>  I didnt know about ifrename to be honest
>  (http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=3822).
>  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)

Please take this thread to the General CentOS m/l and continue it there.

It is not relevant to the CentOS devel m/l.

Thank you.