Re: module not loading on startup
- Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:28:35 -0400
- From: Gary Dale <garydale@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: module not loading on startup
On 11/08/17 03:39 PM, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
Thanks. There was a blacklist file for the r8168-dkms module but the
line about the r8169 driver was already commented out. I removed it anyway.
Le 11/08/2017 à 08:32, Gary Dale a écrit :
I eventually tracked the problem down to a UDEV persistent rule (now
deleted) and also the need to modify /etc/network/interfaces to use
the name the name of the new NIC (enp5s0 instead of eth0 - since it
wasn't carried over in the upgrade from Jessie). However because I
installed the Realtek module, the r8169 kernel module isn't
Check files in /etc/modprobe.d/ for some "blacklist r8169" command and
comment it out. You may need to rebuild the initramfs with
I decided to byte the bullet and just add the r8169 to /etc/modules.
It's unlikely to ever hurt.