Package Details: 8188fu-supremegamers-dkms-git r120.40d4a49-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/8188fu-supremegamers-dkms-git.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: 8188fu-supremegamers-dkms-git
Description: Kernel driver module for Realtek RTL8188FU and RTL8188FTV Wireless 802.11n USB 2.0 adapters (device id 0bda:f179), for kernel versions 6.0 and 6.1
Upstream URL: https://github.com/supremegamers/rtl8188fu
Licenses: GPL3
Conflicts: 8188fu-dkms-git, 8188fu-kelebek333-dkms-git
Submitter: codebling
Maintainer: codebling
Last Packager: codebling
Votes: 2
Popularity: 0.000039
First Submitted: 2022-10-26 16:46 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2023-02-25 02:29 (UTC)

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codebling commented on 2023-02-25 02:23 (UTC)

For versions >= 6.2, in-kernel drivers are available.

codebling commented on 2023-02-01 16:41 (UTC)

Reminder: I am only the packager, not the driver developer. Please report driver issues to the developer at the upstream URL.

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codebling commented on 2023-02-25 02:23 (UTC)

For versions >= 6.2, in-kernel drivers are available.

codebling commented on 2023-02-24 16:58 (UTC)

@rogeriotds thanks for the info.

rogeriotds commented on 2023-02-24 01:08 (UTC)

I'm using kernel version 6.2, which is already in arch's test repository, and the 8188fu driver is already included in it, in the rtl8xxxu module. Just a note below: The module doesn't load itself with systemd, so you'll have to enable it using modprobe or, what I think is better, add it to systemd's autoload, using: "/etc/modules-load.d/rtl8xxxu .conf". As explained here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Kernel_module The drive is much faster, no crashes, nothing. Very good!

jackoneill commented on 2023-02-20 12:21 (UTC)

6.2 is the first version where the rtl8xxxu driver supports the RTL8188FU chip.

codebling commented on 2023-02-20 04:11 (UTC)

@jackoneill r8188fu was to blacklist the driver from the other AUR package (and other other package). These packages are listed in conflicts so that blacklisting shouldn't be necessary.

Thanks for the tip. I've replaced r8188fu in the blacklist with rtl8xxxu. Let me know if there are any issues with the new package.

It looks like there have been rtl8xxxu files in the kernel tree since 2016, which is surprising to me. Do you know what has changed to make us have to blacklist it in 6.2?

jackoneill commented on 2023-02-19 21:44 (UTC)

Kernel 6.2 will be out soon. You should blacklist rtl8xxxu in order to keep using this driver without issues.

On the topic of blacklisting, there is no module called "r8188fu". (There is a module called "r8188eu", but that's not related.)

codebling commented on 2023-02-08 20:22 (UTC) (edited on 2023-02-08 20:22 (UTC) by codebling)

@HMTheBoy154 nice, thanks for the fix! (I don't have this device either right now so can't test, but thanks for looking into it)

HMTheBoy154 commented on 2023-02-08 14:30 (UTC)

@dennismwangi no freezing ?

dennismwangi commented on 2023-02-08 14:08 (UTC)

@HMTheBoy154 The current branch is working okay. Running 6.1.9-arch1-2. Thanks

HMTheBoy154 commented on 2023-02-04 10:11 (UTC)

Quick update: I got the hardware, currently testing and found out that the driver has more problem than I thought.....

I'll see what I can do