[arch-general] Device "eth0" does not exist - how to bring up?

Christoph Vigano mail at cvigano.de
Fri Mar 15 15:48:00 EDT 2013

On 15.03.2013 18:24, David C. Rankin wrote:
> All,
>   After update that installed systemd, chrooting the system successfully starts
> the network and eth0 is present. However, when booting natively to the system no
> eth0 is present. Attempting /etc/rc.d/network restart results in "Device eth0
> does not exist." According to https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Systemd,
> until I append init=/usr/lib/systemd/systemd to the kernel line and reboot, the
> system should still process the initscripts normally. However this does not
> occur. 'cat /proc/1/comm' still shows 'init' so I cannot figure out why I do not
> have an eth0.

With the installed systemd you should also have gotten a new udev
version which might or might not give unique names to your network

Please check the output of ip link show to make sure there is eth0 and
not enp0s3 or something like that.


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