How do I name my network interface?
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sun Oct 23 09:48:25 PDT 2005
On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 06:30:35PM +0200, Andreas Davour wrote:
> I have realized that my new motherboard has a built-in network
> interface, and I'd like to use it as well as the PCI based one I have.
> But, what do I call it when I plumb it with "ifconfig"?
> The PCI card I have is identified during boot as rl0, and the built-in
> as "rlphy0: <RealTek internal media interface> on miibus0".
This is not another network card, but another interface to the rl0 card.
Using "dmesg |grep 'Ethernet address'|sort|uniq" gives a list of network
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