No network on new Proxmox 8 installation


New Member
Aug 3, 2023
Hello all,

I need your support - I installed a new Proxmox System.

I get no network connection - I can't reach the system from my network and I can't ping anything from my host.

I think it is because the systems has a Realtek Ethernet Controller (RTL8111/8168/8411).
The Kernel driver is r8169

Is there a way to install the correct driver for the Ethernet Controller or do you have any additional ideas why i don't get any connectivity.

Thany you very much for your input.
The "correct" way is to get an intel controller since even 2.5G these days are quite cheap realtek is just a pain to deal with and most sysadmins I know just dont use it.


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