We have a RHEL 5.5 box with 8 interfaces. And the eth interface naming is flip flopping. Sometimes eth0 comes up on physical port 7th, and sometimes on another physical port. We want the naming to ...
Under Linux if you send a packet to the address of one of its network interfaces, this packet is routed internally, it is never sent over the network. That's the right thing in 99.99% of the cases. ...
I'm trying to set a name for an interface, "ethLan" instead of eth0. Doing so also ensures that the if's name will remain consistent at every reboot and kernel. I did find some articles in the ...
Is there any (reliable) way to find out if the PC booted because of a Wake-on-LAN Packet instead of pressing the power button? I want automatically check if WOL is correctly configured. I know about ...
I'm looking for advice on diagnosing ethernet connectivity issues under Linux. I suspect it's a hardware issue, though I am not entirely sure. It's an nVidia chipset and ethernet adapter. The device ...
The RHEL 5 documentation is good about bonding pairs of ports in various ways. The Oracle team where I work want to get more complex than that. They want an active bonded pair, with a third interface ...