[CentOS] Network Name issue

Alain Spineux aspineux at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 16:49:17 UTC 2007

On Nov 19, 2007 5:30 PM, Patricio A. Bruna <pbruna at it-linux.cl> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've installed CentOS 5 on a Dell pe1950 with 2 dual port NICS.
> One of the NIC is an Intel and use the e1000 module.
> The problem is when the server is rebooted it does no asign the ethx name to
> the NICs, instead the so assign something like _dev377362...
> so i dont have networking on the server.

Do you have somethink like

alias eth0 e1000
alias eth1 e1000
alias eth2 your_other_nic_module_name
alias eth3 your_other_nic_module_name

in /etc/modprobe.conf

> Any ideas what is happening and how to solve it?
> Thanks.
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Alain Spineux
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