[Techtalk] Network interfaces in image replication

Gayathri Swaminathan gayathri.swa at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 13:40:33 UTC 2008

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 3:49 PM, Joana Botto <joana.botto at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I had to install 16 servers with RHEL 5, I replicated the image using RAID
> 1.
> The servers are exactly the same and each one has 4 network interfaces.
> Some of the serves after a reboot don't have network, the network
> interfaces seem to be switched like these eth0 looks like eth2, eth1
> is eth3, eth2 is eth1, and eth3 is eth0.
> I already tried to comment out the MAC addresses at
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX but after a reboot the
> network interfaces still appear switched. I also deleted those files
> hoping they would be generated but the problem still exists.
> Looks like a common problem in image replication. Can somebody give me
> a hand please.
Hey Joana:

What is the hardware branded/custom built?

Gayathri Swaminathan
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