Monday, November 21, 2005

New motherboard, new NIC

Thanks Anders:
My motherboard got replaced the other day. Because I have an onboard network card, the OS detects it as a new card (new MAC). It results in on my machine as a eth3 instead of eth0.

To fix this:

edit /etc/sysconfig/network/config
to no


edit /etc/udev/rules.d/30-net_persistent_names.rules

This file holds your nic info on openSUSE and SUSE Linux.

coolsolution article: renaming your nic

Google: change NIC SUSE, change network opensuse, change network interface suse, change ethernet, eth1, eth0 wlan suse opensuse, change wlan1 to wlan0, rename nic, rename network device, udev: rename network interface wlan0 to wlan1