[arch-general] Ethernet stopped working after update

Ron van der Nagel rn.mailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 15:33:38 EDT 2011

On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 21:15:15 +0200, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:

Change the deamon 'network' to 'networkmanager' solved the problem for me  

> On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 9:05 PM,  <dmbuce at gmail.com> wrote:
>> # lspci | grep -i ethernet
>> Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI
>> Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)
>> After doing pacman -Syu, ethernet on my desktop stopped working. The  
>> card on
>> my laptop is the same, at least according to lspci, and is working fine.
>> When I upgraded, there was a change in syntax in rc.conf for defining  
>> the
>> network, but I'm just attempting dhcp for now before I try to set up a
>> static ip:
>> interface=eth0
>> address=
>> netmask=
>> gateway=
> Could you try with your old rc.conf? We didn't drop support for the
> old syntax, so it should still work. It would be good to rule that one
> out before anything else I think.
> Secondly, could you possibly downgrade some of your packages to figure
> out which one caused the problem? My guess is going to be kernel26,
> initscripts or udev.
> One more thing: have you noticed the change of syntax in rc.conf for
> blacklisting modules? Did you blacklist any modules before, that is
> not getting blacklisted anymore? Could you try blacklisting them using
> modprobe.conf?
> Please file a bug report if none of this solves your problem.
> -t

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