Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Bringing up interface eth0: Device eth0 has different MAC address than expected

Solution:

su -
type root password

service network start
Bringing up interface eth0: Device eth0 has different MAC address than expected, ignoring. [FAILED]


ifconfig eth0
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx

Navigate to /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

vim ifcfg-eth0
Press i
Replace address with correct one from above (xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx)
type :wq enter

grep HWADDR /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
HWADDR=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx

Confirm it matches... if so

service network start

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