Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Alex Schuster <wonko@×××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] eth3 - how to set up?
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 14:02:57
Message-Id: 201102071404.08457.wonko@wonkology.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] eth3 - how to set up? by Paul Stear
Paul Stear writes:

> I have just changed my motherboard and processor and am having trouble > with my network connection. > I am having to enter in a root terminal the following each time I boot > the system:- > > ifconfig eth3 192.168.1.6 broadcast 192.168.1.255 netmask 255.255.255.0 > up After this everything works as it should. > Where is this setting help?
Your MAC adress has changed, but you still have the old value in /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. Change this, and on the next boot it will work again. Or remove the file, but I guess eth3 will be eth0 then, so you might have to edit /etc/conf.d/net also. Wonko