[lfs-support] Regeneration of udev net rules

Paul Rogers paulgrogers at fastmail.fm
Tue Jun 2 13:53:55 PDT 2015

> However, when I move this OS drive to another similar server, the
> network devices fail to start because the definitions in the udev rule
> file are stilll bound to the MAC addresses of the previous hardware.
> The question is, is there a mechanism to allow the system to regenerate
> the rules file and bind the names to the new hardware devices
> automatically?
> Perhaps if the file was emptied before the OS drive being moved then it
> would be generated for the new hardware?

Yep, that'll do it.  Just delete the file.  It'll make a new one, though
the order it finds them on that first boot.  Note, however, if you need
a particular NIC/plug to have a particular name, eth?, you can just edit
the MAC address.
Paul Rogers
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