Using device.hints to determine network device unit number
yonyossef.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 03:03:44 PST 2009
I would like to determine the unit number of my network cards, make the
device on pci0:16 appear always as mtnic0 and pci0:9 appear always as
# pciconf -l | grep mtnic
mtnic0 at pci0:19:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x001715b3 chip=0x636815b3
mtnic1 at pci0:16:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x001715b3 chip=0x636815b3
Is it done by /boot/device.hints?
if so, how? I've tried:
but it doesn't work. They keep switching upon reboot.
I'm using FreeBSD 7.0.
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