NIC not found during initial installation

Derek DiCamillo

New Member
Feb 19, 2019
I have a Broadcom netlink gigabit ethernet adapter not having any luck getting this installed. Error no network Interface devices found when trying to start the installation.
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You have to be a bit more specific.
Broadcom has may NIC.
So I was able to install 4.4 then upgrade to the current version. is there a command line to list the specific device? I believe the driver was left out of the 5.x versions and that is the issue as another forum suggested to install the older version and upgrade.
I find no information about this card and what driver it uses.
I'm new to Proxmox and I am having the same issue: No Network Interface Found. I have a QLogic 2x25GE QL41262HMCU CNA NIC.

Any suggestions?
Please open a new thread. This is not related to this thread.
I managed to work around this.

When the installer reported "No network interface device found", I switched to the shell on tty3 (Ctrl-Alt-F3) and removed the tg3 module from the running kernel using
rmmod tg3
I then loaded the broadcom module followed by the tg3 module again:
modprobe broadcom
modprobe tg3
Loading the tg3 module may have been unncessary but it's what I did based on the second response to this thread:

I found the process ID of the running installer
ps -ef | grep inst
and killed it (kill -9 <pid>)

Finally, I restarted the installer:

Once the install completed and the machine rebooted the network came up as expected, so it was just an issue with the particular kernel used in the installer.
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