[kde-linux] Display of network activity quit working.
jrtyrer at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 28 00:17:49 UTC 2013
On 06/27/2013 04:30 AM, Duncan wrote:
> James Tyrer posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:31:10 -0700 as excerpted:
>> On 06/26/2013 01:52 AM, Duncan wrote:
>>> James Tyrer posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:22:44 -0700 as excerpted:
>>>> I am just finishing up with updating to 4.10.3 if that matters.
>>>> Somewhere before that, the display of my network activity quit
>>>> working. I think that it might have been exactly when my Ethernet
>>>> ports were assigned new and strange names. I now have two named:
>>>> enp5s12 enp0s18
>>> Umm... you can thank systemd's udev for that.
>>> As several of those first-page google hits should point out, the names
>>> above stand for en=ethernet, p#=pci-bus-number, s#=slot-number.
>>> And at least it's relatively easy to either disable the new naming and
>>> go back to the old naming, or assign your own stable names as desired:
>>> Something like this as /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules should
>>> assign your chosen name (as one line):
>> I didn't notice this, and this may be the problem. I don't have a file:
>> "70-persistent-net.rules". I forget what was supposed to write it. I
>> thought that it was written on boot if it didn't exist.
> The above enp*s* style names are the new systemd-udev default (without
> udev the kernel still defaults to the old eth*/wlan* style names).
> Anything other than that would be due to either distro or sysadmin policy
> (and created override files), and given that you're running LFS, that
> would probably be YOUR policy/files.
> IOW, the existence or lack of existence of
> /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules is /your/ responsibility, as
> it's /your/ override policy it's enforcing. Otherwise you simply get the
> (systemd-udev) defaults, which have changed recently, much to the chagrin
> of various sysadmins such as myself.
> But at least there's still an exposed mechanism and documentation for
> creating/enforcing our own policy, regardless of what this week's
> defaults happen to be. =:^) Unfortunately, that exposed policy mechanism
> has changed several times recently itself, such that keeping up with it
> isn't exactly simple, and the unaware sysadmin could easily get left
> behind and be left scrambling to figure out what happened and fix it, as
> apparently happened here.
Well, yes and no. This file does not exist hard coded. It must be
generated by a script upon installation. A little looking and I find
that on my system the script is called "init-net-rules.sh" and it
appears that it is not run automatically. So, I had to find it and run
it to make a new file.
So, now I have a correct file, but I doubt that this will make any
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