[Server-devel] eth1 problems

Jerry Vonau jvonau at shaw.ca
Mon Oct 26 12:14:38 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 08:48 -0700, Alex Kleider wrote:
> Jerry (and others,)
> Forgive me for not being clear enough: (I mentioned eth1 picking up an
> IP under another OS only to demonstrate that the hardware seems
> good.) 
> The XS configuration is pretty standard: I have the Internet connected
> via eth0 as you mention. The second interface card (which I've been
> calling eth1) is connected to a WAP (which on another computer running
> XS has been demonstrated to do its job of establishing connectivity
> with XOs.) The problem is that eth1 is not  used to connect to
> lanbond0.
> Your suggestion that I run ip addr gives us an explanation:
> eth1 is NOT LISTED. Instead that card is listed as eth2.
> So I think the challenge now is to either have it seen as eth1
> or to get the landbond0 connection to connect to eth2 instead of
> eth1.ip addr reveals no entry for eth1, eth0 has an IP address on my
> network as expected, the card that I've been referring to as eth1 is
> listed as eth2!
> 3: eth2 .....state DOWN qlen 1000
>     link/ether 00:26:5a:05:ac:31

Ok, that is a easy fix, as root
service network stop 
then edit: 

if there is a line that has eth1 in it, delete that line, and change the
line that has eth2 to be eth1. 

save and reboot to have the changes take effect.

That should fix you up,


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