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Re: Installer can't find network interface on Intel NUC BOXNUC8i3BEH1





> On Feb 13, 2019, at 5:47 PM, Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2019-02-13 at 16:17 -0500, Laurent Dumont wrote:
>> I'm not sure if it's the exact same case but I had the same issue with a
>> more recent motherboard. Debian failed to detect the network card with the
>> E1000 drivers.
>> 
>> I tried an iso with the non free repo without success.
>> 
>> A base Ubuntu iso install was able to detect and configure the network
>> driver.
>> 
>> I'll see if I can find the adapter version. It was an Intel based adapter.
> [...]
> 
> Unfortunately the various chips supported by e1000e are all subtly
> different and each new chip seems to need extra code in the driver. 
> Debian 9 still has Linux 4.9 and we haven't backported those driver
> changes.
> 
> There is supposed to be an optional installer build that uses a newer
> kernel version, but that hasn't officially happened yet.
> 
> At this point you might be better off using the alpha release of the
> installer for Debian 10 "buster".
> 
> Ben.
> 
> -- 
> Ben Hutchings
> When in doubt, use brute force. - Ken Thompson

Thanks, Ben!

I’ll give that a try!
Rick