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

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Mon Mar 18 09:54:00 EDT 2013

On 03/15/2013 03:00 PM, Martin Gignac wrote:
>> Is there a way
>> to bring eth0 up under the old initscripts until I get the X hang sorted out?
> As a side note this article explains why and how things changed, and
> some ways to go back (somewhat) to the old behavior:
> http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/PredictableNetworkInterfaceNames
> -Martin

Thanks Martin, that solved it. The solution was the 1st of the 3 mentioned:

  ln -s /dev/null /etc/udev/rules.d/80-net-name-slot.rules

I also read that in the wiki, but did not understand it was what was controlling
the rename from 'eth0' to 'enp2s0'.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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