which card is which (eth0 and eth1)

Damien Elmes resolve at repose.cx
Tue Aug 28 22:07:32 EST 2001

Crossfire <xfire at xware.cx> writes:

> Damien Elmes was once rumoured to have said:
> > Steven Hanley <sjh at svana.org> writes:
> [Snip]
> >> I am wondering if anyone knows if there is some solution for
> >> this. If you have two identical ethernet cards (in this case
> >> eepro100's) when you load the module for them they both get
> >> recognised. However the order in which they are initialised can
> >> change. Ie one time one gets eth0 the next time that same card gets
> >> eth1.
> > 
> > the order should change which eth interface is allocated:
> And he's already said this.

it was just meant to mean, if you swap 280 and 300, it'll reverse
which card is eth0 (obviously changing irq, too)

> > modprobe wd io=0x280,0x300 irq=3,5
> > 
> > (i'm not sure if those io ranges conflict, it's spoofed - i've never
> > had a problem with cards being autodectected in a different orde)
> And, of course, being PCI, you can't specify resource addresses.

well, sorry i couldn't help.


Damien Elmes
resolve at repose.cx

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