The r driver is based on the kernel code anyway, although an old version, so it only has benefits if your have a very new card or old kernel. Thanks for your answers! You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. First I just tried to recompile with this option enabled, after rebooting and dhcpcd it looks to work fine, I get no firmware error in dmesg. December 31st, 4.

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Sorry for the late reply. Post as a guest Name. Using out of tree drivers is messy, especially for a NIC, and to be llinux wherever possible. Assuming that the current status is that dkms status shows r, 8.

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Gpu Center 33 1 1 5. No Ethernet Connection in Ubuntu I ve the same NIC and distro, it uses the r driver in the kernel.

I need a more permanent solution for a steady ethernet connection. I am having a terrible week trying to resolve an issue with my ethernet connection.


Works flawlessly with r driver. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. The Makefile is trying to switch to that directory.

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Thank goodness for USB flash drives. Purging configuration files for rdkms 8. However I’m stuck with drivers issues. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Join Date Jul Beans 3.

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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Thanks I will update the post. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Ive tried every “Solution” on the forums, got no errors, still no access to online.


The r driver is based on the kernel code anyway, although an old version, so it only has benefits if your have a very new card or old kernel.

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I am assuming that the driver tarball is expecting something in the build directory, probably kernel module sources. What command did you use? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Saint Amant, Acadiana Distribution: When I type modinfo r, the same version 8.

To work around this issue, I have a cron job running every minute to disconnect and reconnect with the following lines of code:.

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