Package Details: rtl88x2bu-dkms-git 5.6.1.r30.20fba52-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/rtl88x2bu-dkms-git.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: rtl88x2bu-dkms-git
Description: Kernel module for Realtek rtl88x2bu WiFi chipset
Upstream URL: https://github.com/RinCat/RTL88x2BU-Linux-Driver
Licenses: GPL2
Submitter: RinCat
Maintainer: RinCat
Last Packager: RinCat
Votes: 7
Popularity: 1.02
First Submitted: 2018-11-23 23:14
Last Updated: 2019-09-21 10:30

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RinCat commented on 2020-04-30 22:38

@lendarker do you able to compare difference between the old driver and the new driver log?

lendarker commented on 2020-04-30 19:39

That didn't help.

RinCat commented on 2020-04-28 21:18

@lendarker try disable MAC randomization https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NetworkManager#Configuring_MAC_address_randomization

lendarker commented on 2020-04-28 10:18

Okay, looks like my HP printer has a "direct print wifi" option which I disabled. Hopefully that clears that out of the logs. I also waited longer, i.e. let it fail and logged until it started the whole cycle again.

New Logs: https://pastebin.com/5UWN1CPQ

RinCat commented on 2020-04-28 09:32

@lendarker seems you are using Wi-Fi Direct? The log did not shows what happened after try to connect with password.

lendarker commented on 2020-04-28 06:45

Had a bit of time to examine this issue again.

Here's the syslog excerpt: https://pastebin.com/FP14qmvs

The adapter is recognized by the system, the driver loads, but it never authenticates and in the KDE network manager applet eventually fails with "failed to configure interface" (approximately, I have my system set to German).

RinCat commented on 2020-04-12 16:32

@lendarker 0bda:b812 is the default ID. Do you have any error log?

lendarker commented on 2020-04-12 12:56

Okay, that got the dkms module working again. However, the current version appears to not work with my adapter anymore. It finds the wifi, but setting up the interface fails after a long time. I've had this with other/earlier driver versions before, then it worked flawlessly for months, now it seems to be back.

My vendor/device id lists as 0x0bda:0xb812.

Any idea what I can do to get it working again?

RinCat commented on 2020-04-11 18:12

@lendarker reinstall this package should get you the new code form git.

lendarker commented on 2020-04-11 09:21

I'm getting build errors on the latest kernel (5.6.3-arch1-1):

[eddy@corsair ~]$ grep "rror" /var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build/make.log 
/var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build/os_dep/linux/ioctl_cfg80211.c:692:18: error: storage size of 'ts' isn't known
/var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build/os_dep/linux/ioctl_cfg80211.c:693:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'getboottime'; did you mean 'getboottime64'? [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
cc1: some warnings being treated as errors
make[2]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:268: /var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build/os_dep/linux/ioctl_cfg80211.o] Error 1
/var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build/os_dep/linux/rtw_proc.c:70:71: 
error: passing argument 4 of 'proc_create_data' from incompatible pointer type [-Werror=incompatible-pointer-types]
cc1: some warnings being treated as errors
make[2]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:267: /var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build/os_dep/linux/rtw_proc.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [Makefile:1683: /var/lib/dkms/rtl88x2bu/5.6.1.r30.20fba52/build] Error 2
make: *** [Makefile:2245: modules] Error 2