live iso 20.04 no wired network

Asked by Maurice Butler on 2020-04-26

Booting from live cd could not establish network connection with wired network.

Installing live CD (minimal install) had same result.

 Version 19.10 live CD wired network OK

 using motherboard (gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H) network adapter RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Maurice

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What is the output of:

sudo lshw -C network

Does Ubuntu 20.04 do the same? It is LTS as well, Ubuntu 19.10 is not LTS.

Maurice Butler (likemagic-g) said : #2

from 20.04
 *-network UNCLAIMED
       description: Ethernet controller
       product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
       vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:05:00.0
       version: 03
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: ioport:ce00(size=256) memory:fdfff000-fdffffff memory:fdff8000-fdffbfff memory:fd600000-fd61ffff

Try installing the r8168-dkms package, this should give the driver you need. Annoyingly this is available online. It's the old chicken-egg scenario

Maurice Butler (likemagic-g) said : #4

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.