Posts Tagged ‘NIC’

Renaming em1 to eth0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Posted: 8th May 2014 by admin in all
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We had a software package that had a braindead licensing scheme.  To generate the license, it uses the MAC address of the network interface card of the machine you are running it on. OK, that's a way of identifying a unique machine. But here's the kicker. It just assumes that your ethernet device is /dev/eth0. […]

Intel NIC Teaming or Link Aggregation

Posted: 18th March 2012 by admin in all
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Link aggregation or port trunking[1] or link bundling[2] or Ethernet/network/NIC bonding[1] or NIC teaming are computer networking umbrella terms to describe various methods of combining multiple network connections in parallel to increase throughput beyond what a single connection could sustain, and to provide redundancy in case one of the links fails.   Link aggregation addresses two […]