On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 04:30:44PM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I have a Linux router with three NICs, which works fine. I now want to build
> standby hardware for that so that if it fails anyone can just switch to the
> standby box by plugging it in, mains and networks, and turning it on.
> However, if I have three identical NICs in a box how do I know which will
> become eth0, eth1 and eth2 at boot time?
Interrogate the MAC address. Debian comes with a relavent script. Think
its in ifupdown...
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