Once again, my blog becomes my own personal scratch pad for things I want to remember. In this case, what to do with Xen domUs that install udev:
– login to the VM using “xm console ID”
– edit /etc/udev/persistent-net-generator.rules
– insert the following at the top, just below the first comment block:
# No persistent interface names for Xen VMs.
– remove the existing persistence “database”:
You’re not expected to understand or care.