On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:41:18AM -0400, Steve Litt wrote:
> By reshuffling I mean that last boot's eth0 is now eth1 and
> last boot's eth1 is now eth0. One guy with 4.2 billion years of sysvinit
> experience said that although it's possible in theory, he's never seen
> it happen except when hardware was replaced.

I've seen it on kernel upgrades, when the kernel changes the order
of buses to probe.

E.g.:

  http://blog.learningtree.com/rhel-7-changes-where-did-my-network-interface-go/

  https://access.redhat.com/solutions/2592561

My workaround was to set up NIC teaming, and at boot-time, put all detected
NICs into the bonded device.

Not for everyone, but suitable for us.

> Thanks,
> 
> SteveT

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Brian Reichert                          <reich...@numachi.com>
BSD admin/developer at large    

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