Bug#815534: systemd: should migrate config from /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Thu Apr 14 12:09:40 BST 2016

On Mon, 22 Feb 2016 11:34:57 +0100 Martin Pitt <mpitt at debian.org> wrote:
> Control: retitle -1 70-persistent-net.rules does not get applied any more
> Hello Russell,
> Russell Coker [2016-02-22 21:09 +1100]:
> > > I think it's much safer to keep the originally created
> > > 70-persistent-net.rules on upgrades, as only this guarantees that
> > > after the upgrade the network names are exactly the same as before the
> > > upgrade.
> > 
> > Currently that doesn't seem to be happening.  If it had worked that way I
> > probably wouldn't even have noticed the change.
> Ah, so this is the actual problem you are having. I retitled the bug
> accordingly. It's absolutely meant to get applied still.
> Can you please attach your 70-persistent-net.rules, the outputs of
> "udevadm info --export-db" and "journalctl -b" on that system? Also,
> can you please check that "lsinitramfs /initrd.img |grep rules.d"
> actually has 70-persistent-net.rules in the initrd too?

Russel, can you provide this information Martin asked for?
Renaming the network interfaces via 70-persistent-net.rules should still
work. What is important though is, that after a modification of that
file, you rebuild the initramfs.


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