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I have created a live usb from terminal using the following command,


now the problem is when i install the first system using this live usb, it assigns the network device of the 1st machine as eth0. However when i install the second machine using this same live usb it assigns the network device of the 2nd machine as eth1 and third as eth2 and so on. Why this happens? How to solve this issue?

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Do you happen to have a Live USB with persistence? – Lekensteyn Oct 6 '11 at 16:31
What you mean by persistence? – karthick87 Oct 7 '11 at 18:29
Persistence is that the data is saved when the session is closed which means that the settings and documents from a session will be used the next time the Live USB boots. – Lekensteyn Oct 7 '11 at 20:23
How to check whether my live usb is with persistene or not? – karthick87 Oct 8 '11 at 14:47
Boot into it, create a file in the home directory / change a configuration file in /etc, reboot the Live USB and check if the modifications are still there. You can also check for an additional file on the Live USB, but I forgot the name. – Lekensteyn Oct 8 '11 at 14:53
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When creating the startup disk, select Discard on shutdown, unless you save them elsewhere. To disable this option by default, run usb-creator-gtk -n. Below is a screenshot of the first situation.

Make Startup Disk

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