Bringing up interface eth0 device eth0 does not seem to be present delaying initialization

  • Find out the current HWaddr: ifconfig
  • See if it’s up: ifup eth0
  • Remove the existing file: rm /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
  • Reboot to generate a new rules file: reboot
  • Find out HWADDR: ifconfig
  • Update HWADDR and remove UUID in: vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0


How To Fix “Device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization” Error


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