Quote Originally Posted by RaveNBlack View Post
Thanks for the advice. I've created the symbolic link but it didn't seem to help.Trying to enable the service throws the same error. It does not reload kernel module on resume, but does reload kernel module if I manually start the service as before.
Creating the symbolic link should be all that's required to have it enabled ie no need to run 'systemctl enable...' after that. I can't replicate the error you're getting, so hard to advise further...

What does the following command report?
systemctl status r8169-reload.service