Comment 54 for bug 562742

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MadFranky (madfranky) wrote : Re: [Bug 562742] Re: r8169 ethernet MAC address changes in 2.6.32 kernel

Hi Irihapeti

On Sun, 2010-09-12 at 16:06 +0000, Irihapeti wrote:

> Try the commands:
> sudo rmmod r8169 && sudo modprobe r8169

Thanks for the suggestion. I tried the commands, but...

> Works for me, and is a lot less inconvenient than a cold restart.

...sometimes it works; unfortunately, mostly there is no effect. The
LEDs on the switch continues to blink and the only way is to completely
power-off and then to restart.

Thanks anyway! :-)