booting from host with multiple network cards

Thomas Neumann blacky+fai at
Sun Nov 22 22:12:54 CET 2009


>> Currently interface are assigned as follows:
>> Who knows how long this is going to stay this way? Next kernelrelease?
>> Next hardware revision?

> Forever?

... or possibly just until I decide to put in a new network card,
shuffling around the order of enumeration during the next install.
(Upgrading a BL460/BL480 from 2 to 4 'internal' NICs is lots of fun. You
put in a quad-port nic which disables the two internal ports. At least I
read that it works this way.)

> Well, at least industry acknowledged the problem, and there even seem to
> be some workarounds related to PXE stuff:


That's quite a nice read. Thank you.


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