I’m writing this for my future self. Today I had a remote server that was down to power failure. On site a person read me the boot prompt, and I was surprised with the message ‘net.eth0 does not exist’. WTF? After they logged in, they did an ifconfig -a and told me that net.eth0 was… Continue reading net.eth0 does not exist? ifconfig shows enp4s0?
So udev-197 has been released as stable and in portage now. This requires a kernel config change, and if this is not in place, your server will be dead in the water. You will need to enable CONFIG_DEVTMPFS. Normally, this isn’t a problem, just build a new kernel and go from there, but I have… Continue reading Dealing with udev-197 and older virtual images at Rackspace