Email Required, but never shown. October 2nd, 1. It only worked once. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. I tried to install rdkms package from the repository but does not succeed. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I don’t think any of those were responsible for the fix because they were already applied before the first time I remade my initrd.

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I tried to install rdkms package from the repository but does not succeed. October 9th, 6.

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Either way I’m marking this thread as solved. The cosmic -3 version would have probably worked fine. Sign up using Glacklist and Password. First off, I already had it blacklisted and the driver renamed so that it would not load after the boot before I tried the first time. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.


What I think happened is that something blacllist on the system restored the old initrd. Thanks a ton for your help. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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That’s too old for the 4. Removing r driver Actually it stopped working. First, you’ll need to locate the nlacklist source for your running kernel – I assume, as you are using dkms then this is already on your system somewhere. Post as a guest Name.

Especially as most NICs require a bespoke binary firmware blob to be loaded that may break your hardware – so please be warned, blacklisst do a little bit of homework to locate a compatible firmware blob. Please note that in the output above lspci does not show any drivers nor kernel modules in use.

Removing r driver It works completely now.

Get it at packages. I also aliased eth0 to r Also, understand that the kernel has number of issues, and you might try booting an earlier version, and see if that helps. Instructions for extracting and rebuilding one are here: Any help is welcome. October 2nd, 1. You probably need the. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. October 7th, 5.


Any links, clues or indications about what to read next would be helpful and very much appreciated. Report back to heynnema.

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Since the solution seems to be to use the r driver, I: Removing r driver I’ll take a look at it. Post bladklist a guest Name. I can’t yet tell if blackliist if that is essentially a stored version of my first attempt or not since I don’t know how to read their contents, but my guess is that my 2nd attempt didn’t get undone so it stuck. Are you getting that from Synaptic?

You’ll probably need 8. What fixed it was just remaking the initrd.