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Oracle® Exadata X8-2 Database Server Service Manual

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Updated: July 2020

Ethernet Port Boot Order and Device Naming

This section contains information about the boot order and device naming for the Gigabit Ethernet ports on the back panel of the server. For location information, see Back Panel Connector Locations.

Ethernet Port Boot Order

The order in which the BIOS detects the Ethernet ports during server boot is listed below.

Note -  You can change the boot priority using the Boot Device Priority screen available in the Boot menu of the BIOS Setup Utility.
  1. NET 0

  2. NET 1

  3. NET 2

Ethernet Port Device Naming

The device naming for the Ethernet interface is reported differently by different interfaces and operating systems. The following table shows the BIOS (physical) and operating system (logical) naming convention for the interface. This naming convention might vary depending on the conventions of your operating system and which devices are installed in the server.

Note -  Naming used by the interfaces might vary from that listed below depending on which devices are installed in the system.
Linux 6
Linux 7
Net 0
Net 1
Net 2