Package Details: 8192cu-dkms v4.0.2_9000-16

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Package Base: 8192cu-dkms
Description: Driver for Realtek RTL8188CUS (8188C, 8192C) chipset wireless cards
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Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: 8192cu, dkms-8192cu, rt8192cu
Replaces: dkms-8192cu
Submitter: runnytu
Maintainer: runnytu
Last Packager: runnytu
Votes: 96
Popularity: 0.175611
First Submitted: 2014-05-07 21:01
Last Updated: 2019-05-07 19:58

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poincare commented on 2013-03-20 11:57

No longer compiles on 3.7.10-1 (the kernel currently loading w/o problems). However, even with linux37-heaeders installed, makepkg always craps out with this problem:

==> Building and installing package
==> Install or build missing dependencies for dkms-8192cu:
:: There are 2 providers available for linux-headers<=3.7:
:: Repository basis
1) linux34-headers 2) linux35-headers

Enter a number (default=1):

HOW can this package be build with linux37-headers instead of linux34 or linux35??

johnny.ha commented on 2013-03-19 22:24

Link source code has been changed. Now it works

poincare commented on 2013-03-10 20:39

Builds clean on 3.7.10-1! Thanks for putting this package together!!

wizetek commented on 2013-02-07 23:31

I can confirm that the patch makes the driver work with kernel 3.7.5. Thanks for that.

I wonder if dkms has the ability to gzip 8192cu.ko when building/installing?

apicici commented on 2013-02-07 20:09

Here is a PKGBUILD which includes the patch aravind provided, if anyone needs it:

aravind commented on 2013-02-07 00:03

I was able to compile the module for 3.7.5-1-ARCH using the patch from this comment.

I am not sure if I will continue to see problems with it, but for now.. it seems to compile (with that patch) and the driver seems stable. It would be cool if this package can incorporate that patch, so folks don't have to do it manually.

wizetek commented on 2013-02-03 21:51

Jan, are you repackaging the source? Will you consider changing your PKGBUILD to download directly from Realtek's site. If possible, of course.

Another suggestion: perhaps use /lib/modules/extramodules-3.7-KVER for installation location? Or is it dkms's job to figure out the path?

Thanks for the package. It doesn't load on 3.7.5-1 for me either. Even when downloaded from the manufacturer's site and compiled by hand.

MikeDacre commented on 2013-01-28 20:52

I also cannot insert the module in 3.7:

modprobe: ERROR: could not insert '8192cu': Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

8192cu: Unknown symbol kernel_thread (err 0)

johnny.ha commented on 2013-01-23 14:14

In kernel 3.7 and later is kernel_thread() function removed. I must written patch.

bminaker commented on 2013-01-21 22:48

Module fails to insert in kernel 3.7. Unknown symbol error?