70-persistent-net.rules not created

Justin P. Mattock justinmattock at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 16:30:13 PST 2010

On 01/07/10 16:07, jmscott at setex.ipcallback.com wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having a problem with configuring the network scripts in the
> LFS book 6.5.  The file /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
> doesn't appear to be created.  In particular, in chapter 7.13.1 is
> the blurb of code to pre-generate the udev rules file
> 	for NIC in /sys/class/net/* ; do
> 		INTERFACE=${NIC##*/} udevadm test --action=add $NIC
> 	done
> followed by the blurb to inspect the 70-persistent-net.rules file.
> 	cat /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
> The problem is that /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules is not created.
> Did I miss running a command in the previous chapters ...  perhaps
> /lib/udev/write_net_rules?
> Here is the link to the web page with the code in question
> 	http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter07/network.html
> Also, the host os is a freshly installed Centos 5.4 server in a
> virtualbox.com VM, all running under MAC Snow Leopard.
> Any help is appreciated.
> John Scott
> jmscott at setspace.com

that rule might already be there
i.g. under /lib/udev/rules.d/*
also check in the source code
for this.

Justin P. Mattock

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