Token Ring????

Ian Molton spyro at
Thu Aug 29 13:55:15 PDT 2002

On Thu, 29 Aug 2002 20:40:46 +0000 (UTC)
tkarakashian at ("Tony Karakashian") wrote:

> >> and how do they cope when you remove a device?
> Basically, as long as you're replacing an ethernet NIC with an
> ethernet NIC, they don't really care.  Again, the NIC is being 
> called eth0 by the kernel, and it's the boot scripts that setup
> the higher-layer protocol stuff.  Now, if you replace an
> ethernet NIC with a token ring, it probably won't deal too well

Thoguht as much.

I dont think there is any 'nice' solution to this problem yet.

if I yank eth0, then eth1 ends up as eth0 and I have a 'redundant' eth1
config file.

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