[CentOS] reconfigure centos-6.9 host to ignore missing nic

Mon Sep 16 18:11:27 UTC 2019
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 2019-09-16 13:07, James B. Byrne via CentOS wrote:
> I need to work on a host which has been offline and powered down for
> some time.  I has CentOS-6.9 installed.  At some point it had two
> nics, one on the motherboard (still present and working) and one as an
> expansion card.
> When booted the console displays:
> pciehp 0000:00:1c:0:pcie04: Failed to check link status
> repeatedly.
> How do I tell the host to ignore the missing nic or remove it from the
> system configuration so that the error is removed.

You can just rename or better move into different location configuration 
file resembling missing NIC; look into:




Valeri Galtsev
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