Missing network driver, can't install Manjaro XFCE

I downloaded Manjaro XFCE today, put it on a USB stick and booted it. Everything works, except internet (both ethernet and wifi). In the Manjaro settings, there’s an option to install network-r8168, but the installation fails because pacman can’t download it:

Here’s the “Network” output of inxi -Fx:

Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 3000 bus ID: 01:00.0
IF: eno1 state: down mac: 40:b0:34:c0:10:02
Device-2: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168NGW [Stone Peak] driver: iwlwifi v: kernel
port: 3000 bus ID: 02:00.0
IF: wlp2s0 state: down mac: 8e:38:cd:b2:41:54

How do I get internet access so I can complete the Manjaro installation?

To get lan access do not install the r8168 driver. Uninstall r8168 and your adapter will work with the r8169 kernel module. These commands should get the Ethernet adapter working:

modeprobe -r r8169
modeprobe -r r8168
modprobe r8169
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I can’t uninstall it, because it isn’t installed. I have no internet, so I can’t install anything.

I executed the commands, but didn’t notice any change.

[manjaro@manjaro ~]$ modprobe -r r8168
modprobe: FATAL: Module r8169 not found.
[manjaro@manjaro ~]$ modprobe r8169
[manjaro@manjaro ~]$

Did you see the edit I made.

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lsmod

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Here’s the lsmod output:

Module                  Size  Used by
r8169                  90112  0
libphy                 77824  2 r8169
nls_iso8859_1          16384  0
nls_cp437              20480  0
btrfs                1372160  0
xor                    24576  1 btrfs
raid6_pq              122880  1 btrfs
ufs                    86016  0
hfsplus               114688  0
hfs                    69632  0
minix                  40960  0
ntfs                  225280  0
vfat                   24576  0
msdos                  20480  0
fat                    81920  2 msdos,vfat
jfs                   208896  0
xfs                  1634304  0
libcrc32c              16384  2 btrfs,xfs
ext4                  733184  3
crc32c_generic         16384  0
mbcache                16384  1 ext4
jbd2                  126976  1 ext4
fscrypto               32768  1 ext4
cmac                   16384  1
rfcomm                 86016  16
fuse                  118784  3
sg                     40960  0
st                     65536  0
bnep                   24576  2
uvcvideo              118784  0
videobuf2_vmalloc      16384  1 uvcvideo
videobuf2_memops       16384  1 videobuf2_vmalloc
videobuf2_v4l2         28672  1 uvcvideo
videobuf2_common       53248  2 videobuf2_v4l2,uvcvideo
videodev              217088  3 videobuf2_v4l2,uvcvideo,videobuf2_common
btusb                  53248  0
btrtl                  16384  1 btusb
btbcm                  16384  1 btusb
btintel                24576  1 btusb
bluetooth             655360  41 btrtl,btintel,btbcm,bnep,btusb,rfcomm
media                  45056  2 videodev,uvcvideo
ecdh_generic           24576  2 bluetooth
crc16                  16384  2 bluetooth,ext4
joydev                 24576  0
mousedev               24576  0
arc4                   16384  2
iwlmvm                442368  0
mac80211              929792  1 iwlmvm
iTCO_wdt               16384  0
iTCO_vendor_support    16384  1 iTCO_wdt
intel_rapl             24576  0
x86_pkg_temp_thermal    16384  0
intel_powerclamp       16384  0
coretemp               16384  0
iwlwifi               344064  1 iwlmvm
snd_soc_skl           118784  0
snd_soc_skl_ipc        73728  1 snd_soc_skl
snd_soc_sst_ipc        16384  1 snd_soc_skl_ipc
snd_soc_sst_dsp        36864  1 snd_soc_skl_ipc
snd_hda_ext_core       28672  1 snd_soc_skl
snd_soc_acpi_intel_match    24576  1 snd_soc_skl
kvm_intel             245760  0
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     57344  1
kxcjk_1013             24576  0
cfg80211              778240  3 iwlmvm,iwlwifi,mac80211
snd_soc_acpi           16384  2 snd_soc_acpi_intel_match,snd_soc_skl
snd_soc_core          270336  1 snd_soc_skl
snd_hda_codec_realtek   118784  1
snd_hda_codec_generic    86016  1 snd_hda_codec_realtek
crct10dif_pclmul       16384  0
snd_compress           24576  1 snd_soc_core
ghash_clmulni_intel    16384  0
intel_cstate           16384  0
ac97_bus               16384  1 snd_soc_core
industrialio_triggered_buffer    16384  1 kxcjk_1013
snd_pcm_dmaengine      16384  1 snd_soc_core
snd_hda_intel          45056  3
snd_hda_codec         151552  4 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec_realtek
psmouse               172032  0
intel_uncore          135168  0
wmi_bmof               16384  0
intel_rapl_perf        16384  0
hp_wmi                 16384  0
kfifo_buf              16384  1 industrialio_triggered_buffer
rfkill                 28672  8 hp_wmi,bluetooth,cfg80211
snd_hda_core           94208  7 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_ext_core,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_soc_skl
pcspkr                 16384  0
industrialio           81920  3 industrialio_triggered_buffer,kfifo_buf,kxcjk_1013
intel_wmi_thunderbolt    16384  0
input_leds             16384  0
intel_vbtn             16384  0
snd_hwdep              16384  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm               131072  8 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_ext_core,snd_hda_codec,snd_soc_core,snd_soc_skl,snd_hda_core,snd_pcm_dmaengine
tpm_crb                16384  0
snd_timer              36864  1 snd_pcm
tpm_tis                16384  0
sparse_keymap          16384  2 hp_wmi,intel_vbtn
int3400_thermal        16384  0
processor_thermal_device    16384  0
int340x_thermal_zone    16384  1 processor_thermal_device
battery                24576  0
intel_soc_dts_iosf     16384  1 processor_thermal_device
hp_wireless            16384  0
intel_pch_thermal      16384  0
acpi_thermal_rel       16384  1 int3400_thermal
i2c_i801               32768  0
snd                    98304  16 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hwdep,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_timer,snd_compress,snd_soc_core,snd_pcm
evdev                  24576  12
tpm_tis_core           20480  1 tpm_tis
tpm                    65536  3 tpm_tis,tpm_crb,tpm_tis_core
ac                     16384  0
soundcore              16384  1 snd
rng_core               16384  1 tpm
mei_me                 45056  0
mac_hid                16384  0
mei                   114688  1 mei_me
pcc_cpufreq            16384  0
uinput                 20480  0
crypto_user            16384  0
ip_tables              28672  0
x_tables               45056  1 ip_tables
overlay               126976  1
squashfs               69632  4
isofs                  45056  1
sr_mod                 28672  0
sd_mod                 61440  6
cdrom                  69632  1 sr_mod
uas                    28672  0
usb_storage            69632  2 uas
i915                 2097152  5
kvmgt                  28672  0
vfio_mdev              16384  0
mdev                   20480  2 kvmgt,vfio_mdev
vfio_iommu_type1       28672  0
vfio                   32768  3 kvmgt,vfio_mdev,vfio_iommu_type1
kvm                   737280  2 kvmgt,kvm_intel
irqbypass              16384  1 kvm
i2c_algo_bit           16384  1 i915
drm_kms_helper        208896  1 i915
syscopyarea            16384  1 drm_kms_helper
sysfillrect            16384  1 drm_kms_helper
crc32_pclmul           16384  0
sysimgblt              16384  1 drm_kms_helper
fb_sys_fops            16384  1 drm_kms_helper
crc32c_intel           24576  7
drm                   495616  6 drm_kms_helper,i915
ahci                   40960  3
libahci                40960  1 ahci
serio_raw              16384  0
atkbd                  32768  0
libata                278528  2 libahci,ahci
aesni_intel           200704  2
intel_gtt              24576  1 i915
aes_x86_64             20480  1 aesni_intel
xhci_pci               16384  0
libps2                 16384  2 atkbd,psmouse
crypto_simd            16384  1 aesni_intel
cryptd                 28672  3 crypto_simd,ghash_clmulni_intel,aesni_intel
glue_helper            16384  1 aesni_intel
scsi_mod              253952  7 st,sd_mod,usb_storage,uas,libata,sg,sr_mod
xhci_hcd              266240  1 xhci_pci
agpgart                49152  2 intel_gtt,drm
wmi                    28672  3 hp_wmi,intel_wmi_thunderbolt,wmi_bmof
i8042                  32768  0
serio                  28672  6 serio_raw,atkbd,psmouse,i8042
dm_snapshot            49152  0
dm_bufio               32768  1 dm_snapshot
dm_mod                155648  2 dm_snapshot,dm_bufio
loop                   32768  8

No you did nothing wrong. It’s just when people start posting screencaps they often think that is the way outputs are all supposed to be.

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Wow, LAN works now. I didn’t notice at first because I had to plug in the cable from the other PC first :slight_smile:

Ha ha. See it’s not that hard. :smile:

I was wondering why that didn’t do the job when it usually does.

Thanks a lot for your help.

I’ll install it now. You don’t happen to know how to enable WIFI will work after the installation?

That is a different story. Hopefilly after you get the install completed we can get it fixed up. I cannot guarantee that though, because wifi is often harder to get working than ethernet.

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