[CentOS] network interface question

Wed Oct 13 22:47:26 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 10/13/2010 5:26 PM, Paras pradhan 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.

The output of 'dmesg' should show some details about the device detected 
as eth1.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com