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Kernel 4.19 - network cable unplugged

asked 2018-11-19 12:17:26 -0600

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I'm using Fedora 29 and I have just upgraded the kernel to kernel-4.19.2-300.fc29.x86_64 via regular update this morning.

After reboot there is no more internet connection. Network manager says "network cable unplugged" . I have a wired connection. If I boot with the previous kernel kernel-4.18.17-300.fc29.x86_64 everything works.

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Please find out which network card do you have to see if there is a bug reported, you can do so with this command on the terminal lspci | grep net

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2018-11-19 13:21:51 -0600 )edit

This is the output of the command: 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 01)

iki_xx gravatar imageiki_xx ( 2018-11-19 15:23:27 -0600 )edit

did you use or other method to install that network card?

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2018-11-19 21:15:29 -0600 )edit

No, regular OS install, everything worked out of the box.

iki_xx gravatar imageiki_xx ( 2018-11-20 04:55:38 -0600 )edit

In that case you may get fix in the next update and should file a bug on kernel

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2018-11-20 07:29:16 -0600 )edit

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answered 2018-11-21 05:32:19 -0600

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updated 2018-11-21 05:36:48 -0600

As @mwiktowy pointed out this is a bug in the kernel

Current workaround:

echo realtek > /etc/modules-load.d/realtek.conf

and reboot

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