Intel I219-LM Centos 6 network failed to start

Introduction

If you are using old software on new software you can receive some weird errors. Today We will describe you an error with Inle l219-LM and CentOS 6 error. For some reason from time to time, Centos 6 fails to start network when using the Intel I219-LM network card. We’ve faced the following issue with the latest CentOS 6.10 and following network card. If you have the same issue you can read below how to fix it.

How to resolve Intel i219-lm Centos 6 network issue?

The fix for the following issue is pretty simple – allow kernel module for this network card. It can be done using the following command:

modprobe e1000e

and after that reboot your server and network should work. If it doesn’t read another fix for the following issue.

Alternative fix for Intel i219-lm Centos 6 network issue

If the first way doesn’t help to resolve your issue you had to patch your kernel. It’s not too scare how it sounds and it can be done pretty simple. Download the latest intel driver and install it. You can download it from our site:

or from official intel site https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005480/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products.html

After that you need to build it:

tar -zxf e1000e-3.6.0.tar.gz
cd e1000e-3.6.0/src
make 
make -s install
modprobe e1000e

That’s all.

You can read more linux guides by link https://linuxnotes.org/category/linux-how-to/

Viva La Linux!

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