interface name was changed after reboot

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interface name was changed after reboot

Post by » 2018/05/15 08:56:39

Hi, all:

my vm which has three interfaces. eth0, eth1, eth2.

I detached eth0 interface and delete ifcfg-eth0 when vm is running. After task successed, then I can see eth1 and eth2 interface. But After reboot,
origin eth1 become eth0, origin eth2 become eth1 now. And eth0 ip doesn't have ip, eth1 ip is not currect.

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Re: interface name was changed after reboot

Post by TrevorH » 2018/05/15 10:20:53

Yep, that's the way it works if you use the old style interface naming convention. You would also need to rename all the ifcfg-eth* files and amend the DEVICE= and NAME= lines in each of them.
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