This content has been marked as final. Make sure the VMware tools are installed. The update did not fix the issue for my debian guests. All times are GMT By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. We are using ESXi 4. I guest i will have to edit those vmx files, unless someone has another solution to make use of the vmxnet adapter when guest adapter type configuration is set to “flexible”.

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If i run the following manually, I get to use the vmxnet driver no problem. Or did, need to test that once more.

Pxnet32 modifying the file, I ran update-modules and rebooted the machine and I still have pcnet32 being used by the nic. The time now is Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. I commented out the 2 lines added by the vmware tools for the nics and added the one in bold as you suggested.

[ubuntu] How to kill vmware pcnet32 module for good!

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Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_PCNET AMD PCnet32 PCI support

Go to original post. Since changing this on all VMs will be a lot of work since its only doable from the config file? For ESX Debian etch requires some patches to vmware-tools. I’ve loaded it before but haven’t noticed a bug in my network configuration.

Now everything works fine. Firstly you should be using vmxnet not pcnet32, secondly it’s what are you doing with 5. I am assuming your original initrd image is named initrd. Best regards, Edward L.

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CONFIG_PCNET32: AMD PCnet32 PCI support

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VMware vmxnet virtual NIC driver release 3. I just updated all my linux machines on ESX and they all work fine.

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