Driver Problem with r8169 Network Card after Kernel Update


Dec 25, 2021
I have a PC with a Realtek r8169 network card. Since the update from PVE 7 to PVE 8 (and thus the kernel update from 5.15 to 6.2). the driver of the network card crashes every few days. I have done a clean install to test. But has brought nothing. I believe that the driver is not stable in kernel 6. What can I do?
I have the same chip and have noticed in the logs that Realtek r8169 was the culprit of my crashes on PVE 8. If you find anything please let me know. I have only seen people post driver fixes for the 8168.
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Have similar issue on my small setup - network connection is lost and get error packages on screen linked to the network card Realtek r8169.
Running the PVE8 version.


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