Device eth1 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.

Please help, Redhat 6.1, ifconfig -a shows eth2, but when I run "setup"> network configuration, it shows eth1.
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
do ls -lh /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts
do you see files ifcfg- with eth1 and/or eth2?
ok.. now please try the below one.

1. #rm -rf /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
2. # rm -rf /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
3. # rm -rf /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth2

now create a file

4 # vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1

take a reboot


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weikiiroAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for helping, I did mv ifcfg-eth1 to eth2, and it works =)
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