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After Replacing a System Board on Oracle Big Data Appliance 'ifconfig eth0' Returns "eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found" (Doc ID 1944741.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2023

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions and later
Linux x86-64


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner. 

After replacing the system board on a BDA server eth0 disappears.  

On the node where the system board was replaced, 'ifconfig eth0' returns: eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found 

Note: The scenario here applies to ODA as well as BDA.


 The system board on the node where eth0 disappears was replaced.


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