Unconfigured ethernet device shows up in YaST2 after installation of vmware-tools
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- Delete the configured network device
- Configure the remaining unconfigured ethernet device
- Ensure the 'configuration name' field points to the MAC address of the ethernet device rather than using the PCI-BUS-ID.
To discover the the MAC address of the ethernet device use the command
Please note the MAC address needs to be put in as 'id-MAC' into the'configuration name' field (e.g., id-00:1c:23:94:7b:97). This ensures the creation of the apropriate configuration file using the MAC-address (/etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth-id-MAC) instead of the PCI-BUS-ID.
In case this is skipped, the initialisation of the network will fail with the message:
ERROR: "no configuration found for ethX'
is executed manually.
- Save the network settings and exit the YaST2 lan module.
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- Document ID:3522482
- Creation Date: 17-Mar-2008
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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