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  • O/S: Ubuntu 8.04 Server LTS 64-bit
  • Motherboard: Supermicro x8ste
  • NIC: dual onboard Intel 82574L

Installation fails, complaining that no Network Interface could be found.

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You can download and compile the driver after installation:

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I ended up switching to Ubuntu 9.10 server, but this is an excellent answer. – Simon Apr 9 '10 at 21:09

According to, the Intel 82574L NIC will not be supported on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.

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