Bug 106067 - Loads 2 ethernet cards on eth0
Loads 2 ethernet cards on eth0
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2003-10-02 09:50 EDT by Denis
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-04 06:32:52 EDT
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Description Denis 2003-10-02 09:50:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
I have 2 network cards in my computer, which are correctly displayed in the
Hardware Browser as follow:

RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
VT6105 [Rhine-III]

In the Network Configuration Program, under the Hardware tab, I see

Description                 Type       Device   Status
VT6105 (Rhine-III)          Ethernet   eth0     ok
RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+       Ethernet   eth0     ok
VIA VT86c100A Rhine-II PCI  Ethernet   eth1     configured

When I delete the VIA VT86 line and I change the VT6105 from eth0 to eth1, I
save, I reboot the computer.
The configuration is back to the one hereabove. None of my changes has beens saved!
Devices working with eth0 do not work.
Assigning different IRQ to the VT6105 and to the RTL doesn't help.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
redhat-config-network-1.2.15-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install the 2 network cards above
2. Start redhat 9, start Network Configuration
3. Look in Hardware tab
    

Actual Results:  2 cards are assigned eth0

Expected Results:  The second card should have eth1 instead of eth0

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-10-02 10:16:02 EDT
please attach /etc/modules.conf
Comment 2 Denis 2003-10-02 13:24:13 EDT
/etc/modules.conf

alias eth0 8139too
alias usb-controller ehci-hcd
alias usb-controller1 usb-uhci
alias sound-slot-0 i810_audio
post-install sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1
|| :
pre-remove sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
alias char-major-195 nvidia
alias eth1 via-rhine
Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2003-10-06 02:52:22 EDT
strange... did you bind the devices to the ethernet address (MAC)??
please attach the output of:
# redhat-config-network-cmd
Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2004-06-04 06:12:06 EDT
ping?
Comment 5 Denis 2004-06-04 06:18:00 EDT
Sorry I have sold the second card back. I cannot give you any more
information.

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