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when I run dhcpcd after boot everything works fine but when I try to add it to auto start systemctl enable dhcpcd@eth0.service, after each boot it's inactive

dhcpcd@eth0.service       loaded inactive dead      start dhcpcd on eth0
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What happens if you simply do 'systemctl enable dhcpcd' ? –  schaiba May 21 '13 at 14:22
    
the same, symbolic link is created, service starts but it's dead. I run Arch Linux in VirtualBox on Windows 7 if that matters. –  micnyk May 21 '13 at 14:44
    
systemctl status dhcpcd@eth0.service? Shows any error message? –  uzsolt May 21 '13 at 15:22
    
Ohh, I didn't try this command. Yes, it says no such file or directory. –  micnyk May 21 '13 at 15:35
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@micnyk - use ip link or ls /sys/class/net to list your network devices, your ethernet might be something like enp6s0f0 as per the new systemd device names –  don_crissti May 21 '13 at 17:51

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Maybe the ethernet device name is not eth0. Mine is enp3s0. This varies with the ethernet device.

Hope it helps!

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