I'd like to name a newly added NIC as
eth4. How can I do that under Linux？
To be specific, the distribution I use is SUSE, SP1. I guess there is a one to one mapping between the NIC hardware and the
ethx like name?
(This applies to SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11.)
The file you're looking for is
Its contents look like this:
Locate the line that applies to your new ethernet interface (it is the line in which the
Now we must take care of any existing configuration files.
Change directory to
If you can't find a file named
(MAC adress should be in format
replace as explained above the
If you didn't find any file either named
Reboot the computer. You should see now an interface called