[oclug] network issue with Debian Woody
oclug at mautner.ca
Wed Jun 30 10:05:04 EDT 2004
On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 09:57:35AM -0400, Dennis Gardner wrote:
> Thanks very much for that command. Looks like I can force the cards to
> whatever I want. However, do you happen to know why they come up the
> order they do? According to the info I got from Milan Budimirovic the
> order within /etc/modules is important. Do drivers that are compiled in
> take priority over modules? Suppose both card drivers were included in
> the kernel, which one would come up as eth0 and which one would come up as
> eth1 in that case?
For all practical purposes it's undefined. Do not rely on some
heuristics, as they might change with the next kernel upgrade.
christian mautner -- chm bei istop punkt com -- ottawa, canada
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