seeking resolution to Network Device difficulties

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Thu May 6 16:59:42 UTC 2010

On Thu, 06 May 2010 10:52:05 -0600
Petrus de Calguarium wrote:

> The new network device ought to be the new eth0, since the old one was 
> physically removed, but it is not: it is shown as eth1 and it no longer has 
> the same IP address that this computer used to have on my local network, but 
> a new one.

Remove the file named /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules,
reboot, and your new NIC will be eth0.

(And 70-persistent-cd.rules is a good one to remove when you
replace a CD/DVD driver too).

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