[CentOS] rename network card device /dev/p3p2 to /dev/eth0

Thu Sep 27 05:36:36 UTC 2012
KNOPS Manfred <Manfred.KNOPS at 3ds.com>

Hi digimer,

Sorry, I made a mistake.
"... After rebooting centos generates a device called /dev/et0. ..."
should be
"... After rebooting centos generates a device called /dev/eth0. ..."

CentOS made it. I got what I want.

Where is the general guide? I didn't understood what you mean.

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Digimer [mailto:lists at alteeve.ca]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 27. September 2012 07:27
> An: CentOS mailing list
> Cc: KNOPS Manfred
> Betreff: Re: [CentOS] rename network card device /dev/p3p2 to /dev/eth0
> Check for a typo where you got the 'et0', that's not a normal name (emX,
> ethX, pXpY and wlanX are the usual).
> As for a general comment/guide; make sure you've updated the
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-X files (note the DEVICE="..." and
> HWADDR="..." lines).
> Here's a general guide for renaming devices under EL6 (inc. CentOS 6.3,
> which I rename NICs under often without trouble).
> (...)

Mit freundlichen Grussen / Best Regards / Cordialement,
Manfred KNOPS
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