[CentOS] is there a way to make the kernel see a new ethernet device without rebooting?

Tue Sep 27 16:11:24 UTC 2011
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Tue, 27 Sep 2011, Jon Detert wrote:

> I wonder if it has to do with the type of NIC.  In my case, vmware says it's of
> type 'flexible', and the CentOS o.s uses the 'pcnet32' driver for it.

Right.  When I add an e1000 NIC in vSphere to the VM, I immediately see a
message in dmesg.