[arch-general] fresh install: netctl and interface renaming

Łukasz Michalski lm at zork.pl
Mon May 11 07:51:38 UTC 2015

On 05/07/2015 10:57 PM, Łukasz Michalski wrote:
> Netctl fails to start static profile due to different interface name. It
> looks like netctl is trying to start (twice?) before kernel finishes
> network interface renaming.
>> Have you seen this [1] part of the Wiki?
>> [1]:
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Network_configuration#Device_names
> Hi,
> Yes I saw.
> I am OK with  Predictable Network Interface Names names set by systemd.
> The problem is that interface name is changed after netctl tries to
> setup network profile.
> I am not very familiar with systemd dependencies  - any idea how to
> debug it? It looks like there is a missing dependency and netctl tries
> to start its profiles to early.

Just for reference: I forgot to re-enable profile after changing 
Interface= in it. I had different interface names in systemd unit and 
netctl profile. Both were valid so it was hard to figure out what was 
going on.


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