[lfs-support] Re LFS 7.5 systemd version: no ethernet

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon May 12 11:04:47 PDT 2014

Googlemail wrote:
>> Hazel Russman wrote:

>>   From lspci:
>> 00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82567LM-3 Gigabit
>> Network Connection (rev 02)
>>   From dmesg:
>> [    1.288693] e1000e: Copyright(c) 1999 - 2013 Intel Corporation.
>> [    1.480406] e1000e 0000:00:19.0 eth0: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network
>> Connection
> Yes, this is what I meant when I said I had seen the driver registering
> itself.

> That's what I thought! The card doesn't need firmware. I have built
> kernels before on this machine and all that is normally required is the
> e1000e driver. It worked flawlessly in LFS7.4 with sysvinit.

> I am thinking of creating another partition and building a 7.5 LFS
> with sysvinit but with the same kernel configuration. If this works,
> the problem must be with udev or systemd; if not, then I've
> misconfigured my kernel.

First try adding to the kernel command line in grub:


That should prevent systemd's changing the interface name.

   -- Bruce

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