network interfaces exchanged

Thomas Lange lange at informatik.Uni-Koeln.DE
Fri May 19 11:08:11 CEST 2006

>>>>> On Fri, 19 May 2006 10:49:11 +0200 (MEST), Andreas Sindermann <sinder at thp.Uni-Koeln.DE> said:

    > Hi,
    > during the fai-installation the nfsroot-kernel sees the two network
    > interfaces eth0 and eth1 in a different order than the kernel used
    > during normal operation. The effect is that when booting from harddisk
    > no network is available. How does one care about this usually?
This is a known issue. I'm not sure if there's a proper fix. If you
have different types of NIC you can add eth1 to the ip parameter
in pxelinux.cfg. Read nfsroot.txt in the kernel source for more information
or have a look at /etc/fai/menu.lst where we use this parameter


regards Thomas

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