VMware guest server taking a long time to finish boot stuck at Bringing up interface

Rebooted a server and saw some messages about VM communication interface showing errors

Starting VMware Tools services in the virtual machine
Switching to guest configuration: OK
Paravirtual SCSI module: OK
Guest memory manager: OK
VM communication interface: FAILED
VM communication interface socket family: FAILED
File system sync driver: OK
Guest operating system daemon: OK

Long time at the message Bringing up interface eth0
Updated VMware Tools VMware Tools does not start after updating the kernel

Had to changed the driver for network interface for the server to finish the boot sequence