Note to self: remote kernel updates

Whenever you feel the urge to remotely switch the kernel of a system you have no physical access to for another week because you ‘really need feature XYZ now‘: don’t.

*Sigh* I really wanted that iptables module. See what it got me.

Update:
Turns out everything went ok with the machine itself, but the static DHCP entry didn’t do its job.
Meh