Solaris nic card numbering

Solaris nic card numbering

When you install Solaris on a server that has on board nics and nics in the PCI slot OBP will scan the PCI bus first and if the device types are the same (like ce) than the pci card will be assigned ce0 and onboard will get ce2 or ce3

To prevent, if you are installing on a system that has an on board nic and pci nics, pull the PCI nics before install, or there are .asr commands in OBP to offline the board, then after install do a boot -r

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