[CALUG] NIC gone missing with Ubuntu 11.10

Eric K. Dickinson eric.dickinson at nih.gov
Tue Dec 20 08:37:29 EST 2011

Personally I have never had much luck with the
upgrades for just such reasons.

That is why I almost always do an install.

Upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 seemed to work
but afterward the Network was unusable so I
just booted off the DVD, installed, and no


On 12/20/2011 08:03 AM, Ed Browne wrote:
> Hi,
> Strange problem with Ubuntu 11.10 and my NIC. I did a Network Upgrade
> from 11.04 to 11.10, and when it completed (with no apparent problems)
> somehow
> my network interface is hosed. The chipset is RTL8168C/8111C. Now it claims
> "cable unplugged". So obviously all the network configuration tools are
> greyed
> out, since it claims it can't even detect the ethernet carrier. But
> obviously it's there,
> since I completed a successful network upgrade via that very cable scant
> moments
> before. Any ideas for things to look at? I didn't find anything like it
> by searching
> the internet (as best I could without a working NIC ...)
> Thanks very much, and cheers - Ed
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