[lfs-support] 70-persistent rules

Mike Johnston mkejohnston at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 11 05:28:51 PST 2013





----- Original Message -----
From: Thomas de Roo <thomas at de-roo.org>
To: Mike Johnston <mkejohnston at yahoo.com>; LFS Support List <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 8:14 AM
Subject: Re: [lfs-support] 70-persistent rules

On 01/09/13 13:32, Mike Johnston wrote:
> From: Michael E. Maher <michael at maheronline.co.uk>
> To: Mike Johnston <mkejohnston at yahoo.com>
> Cc: LFS Support List <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 3:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [lfs-support] 70-persistent rules
>
>
> On Tue, 2013-01-08 at 11:03 -0800, Mike Johnston wrote:
>> I'm using LFS 7.2 all built and is running almost fine.
>>
>>
>> I'm trying to get multiple nics with stable names.  I have the
>> 70-persistent-net.rules file set matching on mac addresses.  The
>> problem is the file never seems to take effect.
>>
>>
>> Any ideas what might cause this?  Anything in the kernel need to
>> configured specifically?
>>
>>
>> I had this working beautifully on LFS 6.3
>>
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
>>
>> Could be any number of things
>> What permissions do you have set for the file?
>> Are you sure it is located in the correct directory?
> I>s there anything in the output of dmesg?
>
>> Could you share the contents of the file so we can see if there is
>> something wrong with the formatting?
>
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
>
> Here you go:
>
> Permissions are 644 root ownership located in /etc/udev/rules.d  I'd really prefer to bus address ("KERNELS==") but that doesn't work, so I switched to MAC and still can't get it to work.
> Nothing shows up in dmesg about renaming or anything like that.  It shows the driver finding the NICs and assigning them the names without any respect to my rules.
>
> Here's the contents of the file:
>
> # This file was automatically generated by the /lib/udev/write_net_rules
> # program, run by the persistent-net-generator.rules rules file.
> #
> # You can modify it, as long as you keep each rule on a single
> # line, and change only the value of the NAME= key.
>
> # net device e1000e
> SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="00:25:90:a4:9d:4f", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth1"
>
> # net device e1000e
> SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="00:25:90:a4:9d:4e", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth0"
>
>
>
> Thanks again
>
>Have you tried to put the rule for eth0 first, and the rule for eth1 second?

>Groet,
>Thomas


I have tried that with no difference HOWEVER, if i change it to eth2 and eth3 it works and it will work in any order with either mac address.  Why would eth2/eth3 work and not eth1 and eth0 is the question.

Thanks




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