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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #45 on: August 02, 2017, 02:27:31 pm »
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #46 on: August 02, 2017, 04:11:33 pm »
What's the output from:
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sudo dkms remove 8812au/4.2.2 --allthen
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sudo dkms install 8812au/4.2.2then
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sudo modprobe 8812au
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #47 on: August 02, 2017, 04:40:32 pm »
What's the output from:
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sudo dkms remove 8812au/4.2.2 --all

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spence@antec ~ $ sudo dkms remove 8812au/4.2.2 --all
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-------- Uninstall Beginning --------
Module:  8812au
Version: 4.2.2
Kernel:  4.10.0-28-generic (x86_64)
-------------------------------------

Status: This module version was INACTIVE for this kernel.
depmod....

DKMS: uninstall completed.

-------- Uninstall Beginning --------
Module:  8812au
Version: 4.2.2
Kernel:  4.8.0-58-generic (x86_64)
-------------------------------------

Status: Before uninstall, this module version was ACTIVE on this kernel.

8812au.ko:
 - Uninstallation
   - Deleting from: /lib/modules/4.8.0-58-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/
 - Original module
   - No original module was found for this module on this kernel.
   - Use the dkms install command to reinstall any previous module version.

depmod....

DKMS: uninstall completed.

------------------------------
Deleting module version: 4.2.2
completely from the DKMS tree.
------------------------------
Done.

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then
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sudo dkms install 8812au/4.2.2
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Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/8812au/4.2.2/source ->
                 /usr/src/8812au-4.2.2

DKMS: add completed.

Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel.  Skipping...

Building module:
cleaning build area....
'make' all..........
cleaning build area....

DKMS: build completed.

8812au.ko:
Running module version sanity check.

Good news! Module version v4.2.2_7502.20130517 for 8812au.ko
exactly matches what is already found in kernel 4.10.0-28-generic.
DKMS will not replace this module.
You may override by specifying --force.

depmod....

DKMS: install completed.


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then
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sudo modprobe 8812au

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spence@antec ~ $ sudo modprobe 8812au
modprobe: ERROR: could not insert '8812au': Exec format error
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #48 on: August 02, 2017, 04:48:31 pm »
Connect with an ethernet cable, then....

Run:
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sudo modprobe -r 8812authen
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sudo dkms remove 8812au/4.2.2 --allthen
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sudo rm -vr /usr/src/8812au-4.2.2then
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sudo apt-get remove --purge rtl8812au-dkmsthen
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgradethen REBOOT.

Once rebooted, run:
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sudo rm -rv ~/RTL8812AUthen
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mkdir ~/RTL8812AUthen
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cd ~/RTL8812AUthen
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git clone https://github.com/gnab/rtl8812au.gitthen
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sudo cp -R rtl8812au /usr/src/8812au-4.2.2then
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sudo dkms add -m 8812au -v 4.2.2then
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sudo dkms build -m 8812au -v 4.2.2then
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sudo dkms install -m 8812au -v 4.2.2then
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sudo modprobe 8812auDid it work this time ?
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #49 on: August 02, 2017, 05:18:29 pm »
Here's the first half... rebooting in a sec...

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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #50 on: August 02, 2017, 05:21:09 pm »
looks okay so far
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #51 on: August 02, 2017, 05:28:03 pm »
still no go... last three instruction results are trying to tell us something...

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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #52 on: August 02, 2017, 05:45:38 pm »
What does
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sudo dkms install --force -m 8812au -v 4.2.2return ?
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #53 on: August 02, 2017, 05:49:52 pm »
What does
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sudo dkms install --force -m 8812au -v 4.2.2return ?

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spence@antec ~ $ sudo dkms install --force -m 8812au -v 4.2.2
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Module 8812au/4.2.2 already installed on kernel 4.10.0-28-generic/x86_64

meanwhile another thread elsewhere... https://github.com/abperiasamy/rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux/issues/84 led me to query this: note the mismatch in line 3

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spence@antec ~ $ dmesg | tail
[    7.174608] audit: type=1400 audit(1501720145.983:10): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_load" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/sbin/ntpd" pid=752 comm="apparmor_parser"
[    7.175165] audit: type=1400 audit(1501720145.983:11): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_load" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf" pid=751 comm="apparmor_parser"
[    7.891423] 8812au: version magic '4.8.0-58-generic SMP mod_unload modversions ' should be '4.10.0-28-generic SMP mod_unload '
[    8.541619] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): enp0s31f6: link is not ready
[    8.725689] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): enp0s31f6: link is not ready
[   10.550088] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[   10.550089] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[   10.550090] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
[   11.615764] e1000e: enp0s31f6 NIC Link is Up 1000 Mbps Full Duplex, Flow Control: Rx/Tx
[   11.615810] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): enp0s31f6: link becomes ready




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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #54 on: August 02, 2017, 05:55:35 pm »
I'll have to pick this up tomorrow spence .. need sleep.
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #55 on: August 02, 2017, 06:09:45 pm »
I'll have to pick this up tomorrow spence .. need sleep.

no problemo good buddy... buenos sueños mi amigo :-*
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #56 on: August 03, 2017, 04:58:50 am »
Can you post the output from
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #57 on: August 03, 2017, 02:48:41 pm »
Can you post the output from
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Linux antec 4.10.0-28-generic #32~16.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 20 10:19:48 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #58 on: August 03, 2017, 03:52:40 pm »
Hmm, what the heck is going on here then :-\

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dpkg -l | grep 4.10.0and
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dkms status
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [reSOLVED]
« Reply #59 on: August 03, 2017, 06:02:20 pm »
Beats me...

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spence@antec ~ $ dpkg -l | grep 4.8.0
ii  linux-headers-4.8.0-58                 4.8.0-58.63~16.04.1                             all          Header files related to Linux kernel version 4.8.0
ii  linux-headers-4.8.0-58-generic         4.8.0-58.63~16.04.1                             amd64        Linux kernel headers for version 4.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
rc  linux-image-4.8.0-53-generic           4.8.0-53.56~16.04.1                             amd64        Linux kernel image for version 4.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-4.8.0-58-generic           4.8.0-58.63~16.04.1                             amd64        Linux kernel image for version 4.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
rc  linux-image-extra-4.8.0-53-generic     4.8.0-53.56~16.04.1                             amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-extra-4.8.0-58-generic     4.8.0-58.63~16.04.1                             amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP


spence@antec ~ $ dpkg -l | grep 4.10.0
ii  linux-headers-4.10.0-28                4.10.0-28.32~16.04.2                            all          Header files related to Linux kernel version 4.10.0
ii  linux-headers-4.10.0-28-generic        4.10.0-28.32~16.04.2                            amd64        Linux kernel headers for version 4.10.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
rc  linux-image-4.10.0-27-generic          4.10.0-27.30~16.04.2                            amd64        Linux kernel image for version 4.10.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-4.10.0-28-generic          4.10.0-28.32~16.04.2                            amd64        Linux kernel image for version 4.10.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
rc  linux-image-extra-4.10.0-27-generic    4.10.0-27.30~16.04.2                            amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.10.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-extra-4.10.0-28-generic    4.10.0-28.32~16.04.2                            amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.10.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP


spence@antec ~ $ dkms status
8812au, 4.10.0, 4.10.0-28-generic, x86_64: built
8812au, 4.2.2, 4.10.0-28-generic, x86_64: installed (WARNING! Diff between built and installed module!)
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