Procedure to replace a NIC.

Mogens Kjaer mk at
Mon Sep 4 05:56:46 UTC 2006

Steven Stromer wrote:
> Call me the 1 out of 10 guy. I removed the eth0 alias in modprobe.conf,
> shut down the first machine, replaced the NIC and rebooted.

In redhat 9, it used to work so nicely:

Shutdown, replace NIC, start.

Kudzu asks:

Do you want to remove the old NIC? yes
Do you want to configure the new NIC? yes
Do you want to migrate the settings for the old NIC
to the new? yes

Then it works!


Mogens Kjaer, Carlsberg A/S, Computer Department
Gamle Carlsberg Vej 10, DK-2500 Valby, Denmark
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