Consequences of using an older kernel

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Doctor Funkenstein
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Re: Consequences of using an older kernel

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ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-20-generic, x86_64: installed
ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-24-generic, x86_64: installed
ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-29-generic, x86_64: installed
ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-32-generic, x86_64: installed
ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-33-generic, x86_64: installed
ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-34-generic, x86_64: installed
ndiswrapper, 1.60, 4.15.0-36-generic, x86_64: installed
rtlwifi-new, 0.6, 4.15.0-29-generic, x86_64: installed (original_module exists)
rtlwifi-new, 0.6, 4.15.0-36-generic, x86_64: installed (original_module exists)
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Re: Consequences of using an older kernel

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You can use sudo dkms uninstall rtlwifi-new/1.0 -k 4.15.0.29-generic and see if wifi works in that kernel again

I might have to put my HDD with Mint back in the laptop with the rtl8723be and see if I can reproduce the issue, post results from terminal for history | grep clone
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Re: Consequences of using an older kernel

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JeremyB wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:13 pm
You can use sudo dkms uninstall rtlwifi-new/1.0 -k 4.15.0.29-generic and see if wifi works in that kernel again

I might have to put my HDD with Mint back in the laptop with the rtl8723be and see if I can reproduce the issue, post results from terminal for history | grep clone
Here's the result

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   81  git clone https://github.com/RangeeGmbH/rtl8723be.git
   99  git clone https://github.com
  101  git clone https://github.com/RangeeGmbH/rtl8723be.git
  122  git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git
  181  git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git
  201  history | grep clone
You meant rtlwifi-new/0.6, right? It says it's "not currently active," so I'm going to reboot in .29 and try it
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Re: Consequences of using an older kernel

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Got the attached.
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Re: Consequences of using an older kernel

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Doctor Funkenstein wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:18 pm
Got the attached.
Jeremy, good news. I tried pretty much everything on the internet to get the wifi working...as it turns out I had to physically disassemble the laptop and switch the wifi adapter from one node to another as you had suggested awhile ago. This may work for others who are using rtl8723be type wifi adapters.

Having said this it'll probably stop working again in a minute, but...
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