Realtek 8723DE wifi on Porteus?

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Realtek 8723DE wifi on Porteus?

Post#1 by nachosan » 25 Apr 2020, 16:12

Hello i have an HP 15DB001 laptop which I am currently running with PORTEUS 5. Its all fantastic, but the wireless adapter. There is only a proprietor driver. I had this same issue with the chipset rtl8723de in other distros (Mint/Ubuntu/MX/Kali and Manjaro) but I got resolution through documented solutions. Even the vendor offered instruction for Debian, Fedora and Arch systems but not for Slackware. Im pretty much new as they come on Slackware.

Is there a workaround for Porteus? Cant seem to install/use git or dkms for it to work.

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Post#2 by jssouza » 25 Apr 2020, 16:19

If you share us the documented solutions and the instructions from the vendor that you got for the other distros, we might be able to better help you.

For git, get and activate the 05-devel module from here - http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/Porteus-v5.0/kernel/

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Realtek 8723DE wifi on Porteus?

Post#3 by Blaze » 25 Apr 2020, 16:40

Hi nachosan,
How about https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de ?
Convert to xzm and activate dkms-2.8.1-x86_64-1cf.txz
Don't forget about 05-devel.xzm and 06-crippled_sources-5.1.5-64bit.xzm
Open terminal

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su
toor
cd /tmp
git clone https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de.git -b current
dkms add ./rtl8723de
dkms install rtl8723de/5.1.1.8_21285.20171026_COEX20170111-1414
depmod -a
reboot
Linux 5.4.57-porteus #1 SMP Sun Aug 9 09:03:28 UTC 2020 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
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Post#4 by nachosan » 25 Apr 2020, 19:18

jssouza wrote:
25 Apr 2020, 16:19
If you share us the documented solutions and the instructions from the vendor that you got for the other distros, we might be able to better help you.

For git, get and activate the 05-devel module from here - http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/Porteus-v5.0/kernel/
Thank you Blaze, for such a fast answer, didnt know this comunity is so present, the solution for Fedora, Arch and Ubuntu for that driver is at https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de.

I did installed and used git already thanks to your answer.

The answer bellow has given me the answer on how to install dkms and I know can install the driver I will get back in a bit with the result after boot.

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Post#5 by nachosan » 25 Apr 2020, 19:20

Blaze wrote:
25 Apr 2020, 16:40
Hi nachosan,
How about https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de ?
Convert to xzm and activate dkms-2.8.1-x86_64-1cf.txz
Don't forget about 05-devel.xzm and 06-crippled_sources-5.1.5-64bit.xzm
Open terminal

Code: Select all

su
toor
cd /tmp
git clone https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de.git -b current
dkms add ./rtl8723de
dkms install rtl8723de/5.1.1.8_21285.20171026_COEX20170111-1414
depmod -a
reboot
I think this is pretty much it let me try it out, friend, with success I hope. :fine:

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Post#6 by nachosan » 25 Apr 2020, 20:02

Tried it, but in the build process it raised some errors:

root@porteus:/tmp/usm# dkms install rtl8723de/5.1.1.8_21285.20171026_COEX20170111-1414

Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel. Skipping...

Building module:
cleaning build area....
'make' all KVER=5.1.5-porteus..............................................................(bad exit status: 2)
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.1.5-porteus (x86_64)
Consult /var/lib/dkms/rtl8723de/5.1.1.8_21285.20171026_COEX20170111-1414/build/make.log for more information.


I probably have to uninstall that version of the driver and try this one here :

https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new

Any ideas?

Thank you so much for your time :Bravo:

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Post#7 by beny » 25 Apr 2020, 21:14

hi, you need also the kernel source for this task...i think, cripple kernel source for the kernel that is used.after you have to build the kernel module for your wifi card..

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Post#8 by nachosan » 25 Apr 2020, 22:34

beny wrote:
25 Apr 2020, 21:14
hi, you need also the kernel source for this task...i think, cripple kernel source for the kernel that is used.after you have to build the kernel module for your wifi card..
That solved it for me. Installing the driver at https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new .

Thank you :Yahoo!: :celebrate3:

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