[lfs-support] lfs-7.2 udev 2 ethernet boards

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 13:06:01 PDT 2012

Walter Webb wrote:
> Since I got firefox installed in lfs-7.2 about 3 days ago,
> I have been trying to connect.  Eventually, I tried:
>        dmesg | grep eth
> which showed me that whichever board was recognized
> first usually became eth0.  At least once, however, it was
> renamed according to /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.
> I have three plans:
> A.  Maybe someone knows a solution here.
> B.  Use udev-181 from lfs-7.1.
> C.  Use a bootscript to configure the networks after
>       determining how they are matched.
> In any case, there may be a problem with udev-188 for
> multiple ethernet boards.

What is the content of 70-persistent-net.rules?

How about the output from 'ip link show'?
'ls /sys/class/net'?

If you have pci-utils installed, what do you get from
'lspci|grep -i eth'?

   -- Bruce

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