JP Vossen on 2 Nov 2014 16:46:00 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Where are My Network Cards?

Specifically (probably):

That one has bitten me so many times...usually when messing with VMs,
but sometimes this way too.

On 11/02/2014 07:40 PM, Carl Johnson wrote:
> check your udev rules.
> On November 2, 2014 7:36:40 PM EST, Casey Bralla <> wrote:
>> Another one of these blindingly simple problems that has me stumped.
>> I'm upgrading my network infrastructure to gigabit eithernet.   So I
>> bought 3 
>> gigabit eithernet cards for my old P3 box that runs a 3-interface
>> firewall 
>> under a stock Debian 7.x wheezy system.   I__should__ have been able to
>> simply 
>> swap out the cards, but alas, it was not to be.
>> When I installed the 3 new cards, NONE of the my old eth0, eth1, or
>> eth2 
>> interfaces appeared.   Oddly, I see that they are created in the dmesg
>> output, 
>> but when I type Ifconfig, only the local interface is present.
>> Swapping back the original cards brings the normal eth0, eth1, & eth2 
>> interfaces back as expected.
>> Debian has not started the logical (but sometimes confusing) renaming
>> process 
>> for network interfaces like Gentoo has, so I thought this change would
>> be 
>> painless.   
>> Obviously, I'm missing something... and its probably something obvious.
>> Can somebody point me in the right direction?
>> TIA!

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