[lfs-support] no rc.d, no /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 09:17:59 PDT 2012

Tobi Ipaye wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been following the stable LFS 7.1 book on-line, details -

> I noticed the problem when I got to chapter 7.2. General Network Configuration
> The first part suggests removing network symlinks if there is no
> network card. I have a network card, but I wanted to see what the
> symlinks were, this is when I discovered I had no /etc/rc.d

This is created when the lfs bootscripts in section 7.6 are installed.

> I proceeded with the rest of the page, and when it came to doing "cat
> /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules"., I found I had no "cat
> /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules" as well. The only file I
> have in "cat /etc/udev/rule.d" is "/etc/udev/rules.d/55-lfs.rules".

/sys and /proc need to be mounted as in Section 6.2.

In some cases, e.g. vmware, the rules are not created (or needed) 
because the network mac address is not consistent across boots.

   -- Bruce

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