On Monday 24 May 2004, valen at tuatha.org (John P. Looney) wrote:
>On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 11:46:24AM +0100, olearypj at rte.ie mentioned:
>> BTW , I seem to remember reading in a HOWTO that getting Linux to accept 2
>> was possible but not easy?
>> I've had ten nics in a linux box, without problems, all passing traffic
>at great speed.
>> What you can have problems with, is adding new NICs. You never know what
>is eth0 afterwards - is it the old eth0, or the new card.
I asked about this recently - apparently you can force ethn - NIC MAC address
mapping. And I noticed on SuSE 9.1 that all interfaces are somehow MAC related
in name, because of the prevalence of hot pluggable stuff now - though you can
still refer to them as eth0 etc.
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