[CentOS] Eth1 problem on CentOS-6.3

Tue Aug 14 18:53:33 UTC 2012
James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>

On Mon, August 13, 2012 18:48, Ned Slider wrote:
> On 13/08/12 19:50, James B. Byrne wrote:
>> On Mon, August 13, 2012 10:37, Ned Slider wrote:
>>> Faulty hardware maybe? Try a reboot and see if it reappears. If
>>> it's
>>> located on a card try reseating the card (although I suspect this
>>> is
>>> an integrated NIC on the motherboard?).
>>> The chipset is not necessarily the same in the second example
>>> (different revision); RTL8111/8168B is not RTL8168d/8111d. They
>>> probably do use the same driver but I'd need to see the
>>> Vendor:Device ID pairing to know for sure.
>> Eth1 is an xpci card sold by StarTech.  A system with an identical
>> card reports this:
> OK, I'd definitely try reseating the card and if you still get no joy
> I'd swap it out for a replacement.
>> for BUSID in $(/sbin/lspci | awk '{ IGNORECASE=1 } /net/ { print $1
>> }'); do /sbin/lspci -s $BUSID -m; /sbin/lspci -s $BUSID -n; done

I swapped the suspect card and rebooted the host.  After some fussing
about with udev I managed to get the new card recognized as eth1 (vice
eth2 as udev kept insisting).

I will do a transfer test later today and see if it stays up.  The
original failed in the midst of an sftp transfer.

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