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

Tobi Ipaye tipaye at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 04:15:58 PDT 2012


Thanks for that, I continued fine without the "missing" bits.

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 5:17 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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