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wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by boyo1991 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:01 pm

lsusb:

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boyo@boyo-GA-78LMT-USB3-R2:~$ lsusb
Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0846:9052 NetGear, Inc. A6100 AC600 DB Wireless Adapter [Realtek RTL8811AU]
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 258a:001a  
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 009 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 008 Device 004: ID 046d:0825 Logitech, Inc. Webcam C270
Bus 008 Device 003: ID 046d:c084 Logitech, Inc. 
Bus 008 Device 002: ID 2109:3431 VIA Labs, Inc. Hub
Bus 008 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
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Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0846:9052 NetGear, Inc. A6100 AC600 DB Wireless Adapter [Realtek RTL8811AU]
i installed the driver using this link. i did not build anything, i skipped that part as i did not have any other installed beforehand:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/1027094 ... ter-driver

iwconfig:

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boyo@boyo-GA-78LMT-USB3-R2:~$ iwconfig
enp3s0    no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

wlx78d29437d349  IEEE 802.11AC  ESSID:"MOTOROLA-DCBE5-5G"  Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK>"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:5.745 GHz  Access Point: 44:E1:37:F5:62:BB   
          Bit Rate:87 Mb/s   Sensitivity:0/0  
          Retry:off   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=96/100  Signal level=97/100  Noise level=0/100
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
for now i am using my phone as a tethering device and all works fine. however as soon as i use the adapter all goes to crap. it works but only just. some websites are far from reliable. and it so happens the ones i want to use, are never reliable it seems except for a couple and thats it. itll load the main page and streaming data will tell me it got dc'd so im not sure.

any help would be terrific!
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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by sleeper12 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:56 pm

You can try item 5 here. Even though it's RTL8812AU, it might work for you:
https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... k.html#ID5

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by boyo1991 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:05 am

i couldnt get mokutil to work (supposed to be pre installed but no package found?)

in any case, i got a bit of extra info:

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GENERAL.DEVICE:                         wlx<IF from MAC [IF2]>
GENERAL.TYPE:                           wifi
GENERAL.NM-TYPE:                        NMDeviceWifi
GENERAL.VENDOR:                         Realtek 
GENERAL.PRODUCT:                        802.11ac WLAN Adapter 
GENERAL.DRIVER:                         rtl8812au
GENERAL.DRIVER-VERSION:                 --
GENERAL.FIRMWARE-VERSION:               --
GENERAL.HWADDR:                         <MAC 'wlx<IF from MAC [IF2]>' [IF2]>
GENERAL.MTU:                            1500
GENERAL.STATE:                          100 (connected)
GENERAL.REASON:                         0 (No reason given)
GENERAL.UDI:                            /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.2/usb1/1-4/1-4:1.0/net/wlx<IF from MAC [IF2]>
GENERAL.IP-IFACE:                       wlx<IF from MAC [IF2]>
GENERAL.IS-SOFTWARE:                    no
GENERAL.NM-MANAGED:                     yes
GENERAL.AUTOCONNECT:                    yes
GENERAL.FIRMWARE-MISSING:               no
GENERAL.NM-PLUGIN-MISSING:              no
GENERAL.PHYS-PORT-ID:                   --
GENERAL.CONNECTION:                     Auto MOTOROLA-DCBE5-5G
GENERAL.CON-UUID:                       9cf63773-98cf-40ef-9f0a-6aa6dfb39104
GENERAL.CON-PATH:                       /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/1
GENERAL.METERED:                        no (guessed)
CAPABILITIES.CARRIER-DETECT:            no
CAPABILITIES.SPEED:                     87 Mb/s
CAPABILITIES.IS-SOFTWARE:               no
CAPABILITIES.SRIOV:                     no
WIFI-PROPERTIES.WEP:                    yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.WPA:                    yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.WPA2:                   yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.TKIP:                   yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.CCMP:                   yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.AP:                     yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.ADHOC:                  yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.2GHZ:                   yes
WIFI-PROPERTIES.5GHZ:                   yes
IP4.ADDRESS[1]:                         192.168.0.5/24
IP4.GATEWAY:                            192.168.0.1
IP4.ROUTE[1]:                           dst = 0.0.0.0/0, nh = 192.168.0.1, mt = 600
IP4.ROUTE[2]:                           dst = 192.168.0.0/24, nh = 0.0.0.0, mt = 600
IP4.ROUTE[3]:                           dst = 169.254.0.0/16, nh = 0.0.0.0, mt = 1000
IP4.DNS[1]:                             24.116.0.53
IP4.DNS[2]:                             24.116.2.50
DHCP4.OPTION[1]:                        requested_subnet_mask = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[2]:                        requested_rfc3442_classless_static_routes = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[3]:                        subnet_mask = 255.255.255.0
DHCP4.OPTION[4]:                        domain_name_servers = 24.116.0.53 24.116.2.50
DHCP4.OPTION[5]:                        ip_address = 192.168.0.5
DHCP4.OPTION[6]:                        requested_static_routes = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[7]:                        dhcp_server_identifier = 192.168.0.1
DHCP4.OPTION[8]:                        default_ip_ttl = 64
DHCP4.OPTION[9]:                        requested_time_offset = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[10]:                       time_offset = 0
DHCP4.OPTION[11]:                       broadcast_address = 192.168.0.255
DHCP4.OPTION[12]:                       requested_interface_mtu = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[13]:                       requested_domain_name_servers = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[14]:                       dhcp_rebinding_time = 3150
DHCP4.OPTION[15]:                       dhcp_message_type = 5
DHCP4.OPTION[16]:                       requested_broadcast_address = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[17]:                       routers = 192.168.0.1
DHCP4.OPTION[18]:                       dhcp_renewal_time = 1800
DHCP4.OPTION[19]:                       requested_domain_name = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[20]:                       requested_routers = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[21]:                       expiry = 1563724397
DHCP4.OPTION[22]:                       requested_wpad = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[23]:                       requested_netbios_scope = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[24]:                       requested_ms_classless_static_routes = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[25]:                       requested_netbios_name_servers = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[26]:                       network_number = 192.168.0.0
DHCP4.OPTION[27]:                       requested_domain_search = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[28]:                       requested_ntp_servers = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[29]:                       next_server = 192.168.0.1
DHCP4.OPTION[30]:                       requested_host_name = 1
DHCP4.OPTION[31]:                       dhcp_lease_time = 3600
IP6.ADDRESS[1]:                         fe80::f7a8:78f9:40bb:63e9/64
IP6.GATEWAY:                            --
IP6.ROUTE[1]:                           dst = ff00::/8, nh = ::, mt = 256, table=255
IP6.ROUTE[2]:                           dst = fe80::/64, nh = ::, mt = 256
IP6.ROUTE[3]:                           dst = fe80::/64, nh = ::, mt = 600
CONNECTIONS.AVAILABLE-CONNECTION-PATHS: /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Settings/{1}
CONNECTIONS.AVAILABLE-CONNECTIONS[1]:   9cf63773-98cf-40ef-9f0a-6aa6dfb39104 | Auto MOTOROLA-DCBE5-5G

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by sleeper12 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:47 am

Maybe you have Secure Boot on? Check in the BIOS & see if you can turn it off, then reboot. It seems you now have the rtl8812au driver, previous was rtl8811au.

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by JeremyB » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:51 am

sleeper12 wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:47 am
Maybe you have Secure Boot on? Check in the BIOS & see if you can turn it off, then reboot. It seems you now have the rtl8812au driver, previous was rtl8811au.
Secure Boot cannot be enabled as there is no rtl8812au kernel module, the one being used was built from source

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by sleeper12 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:01 pm

JeremyB wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:51 am
sleeper12 wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:47 am
Maybe you have Secure Boot on? Check in the BIOS & see if you can turn it off, then reboot. It seems you now have the rtl8812au driver, previous was rtl8811au.
Secure Boot cannot be enabled as there is no rtl8812au kernel module, the one being used was built from source
Ok, so what to do next?
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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by JeremyB » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:18 pm

sleeper12 wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:01 pm
JeremyB wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:51 am
sleeper12 wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:47 am
Maybe you have Secure Boot on? Check in the BIOS & see if you can turn it off, then reboot. It seems you now have the rtl8812au driver, previous was rtl8811au.
Secure Boot cannot be enabled as there is no rtl8812au kernel module, the one being used was built from source
Ok, so what to do next?
They could post results for

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dkms status; dpkg -l | grep rtl8812au

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by boyo1991 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:41 pm

ive been asked to do that before... and its seemingly a dead end cuz check this out:

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boyo@boyo-GA-78LMT-USB3-R2:~$ dkms status; dpkg -l | grep rtl8812au
boyo@boyo-GA-78LMT-USB3-R2:~$ dkms status; dpkg -l | grep rtl8811au
boyo@boyo-GA-78LMT-USB3-R2:~$ 
literally all i get. i did 8811au just in case for some reason id get something but nothin
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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by sleeper12 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:12 pm

This is beyond me, but perhaps JeremyB has something more.

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by boyo1991 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:34 pm

update:

i have reinstalled the system as my computer was getting slower and slower over time of use. seems the driver i had for this device was causing all sorts of issue. as of right now i have NO wifi adapter driver and am using tethering from my phone as a wired connection which is working flawlessly.

i almost dont wanna figure it out now as i have found a workaround that i can deal with...
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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by sleeper12 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:43 pm

I hear you, if you can live with what you have, that's fine. If it were me, I'd be tempted to try again. But, that's me. :lol:

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by boyo1991 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:03 pm

maybe at some point, right now however, i can just deal lol i mean i keep my phone next to me at the pc anyways so whats the difference... for right now anyways :P

unless someones got a banger of an idea to try. yes, i said banger.
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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by JeremyB » Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:57 pm

Where did you get the driver from? Have a website to post?

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Re: wifi adapter is wonky!

Post by boyo1991 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:42 pm

as posted in the OP:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/1027094 ... ter-driver

thats all i did (i didnt uninstall anything tho as it was a clean install when i did the answer)
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