pat oleary wrote:
> I'm putting together a smoothwall firewall to include a red,
> green & orange nic. Is there any easy way to identify which nic is the red
> etc if all 3 nic's are the same make & type?. I know the simplest solution
> is to use 3 different types of card, but as i have 3 3COM 3C900 cards in my
> junk box i thought i'd use them. Ant suggestions would be welcome.
I'm not familiar with using smoothwall, but on debian i've used the
ifrename package to achieve this.
joshua:~# ip link ls
2: extif: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 1000
link/ether 00:50:8b:8e:83:f2 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
3: intif: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 1000
link/ether 00:50:8b:e3:e1:92 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
joshua:~# cat /etc/iftab
extif mac 00:50:8b:8e:83:f2
intif mac 00:50:8b:e3:e1:92
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