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RIL8188SU doesn't work after installation

Started by jt1122, November 12, 2023, 08:19:10 PM

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I've just installed Sparky 8 (7 sisters) rolling.
The machine has a Planex wifi dongle based on the RTL8188SU chipset.

During installation everything worked fine. Now when I login to the desktop there's no wifi connection.
Issuing "ifup wlan0" gives:
modprobe FATAL module p80211 not found

So it seems the module has been left out/no updated for a long time hence the wlan0 initialization fails. But as mentioned above everything worked during installation.

How do I get the dongle working?.



Connect to ethernet by rj35 cable install drivers disconnect from ehernet restart os then plug   wifi dongle.

Good luck.
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