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How can I trackdown my Wifi driver issues?

I run Fedora 20 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s. It's a pretty sweet set up with the exception of wifi driver support. Originally, I started with the rtl8723au driver maintained by lwfinger. Eventually this driver got rolled into the kernel, which I thought "cool, no more compiling" unfortunately it does work...

To get wi-fi working after a system update, I have to:

sudo modprobe -r r8723au
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8723au

How can I trace the root issue with the driver? I'd hate to blacklist it when it obviously works outside if the kernel version.

How can I trackdown my Wifi driver issues?

I run Fedora 20 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s. It's a pretty sweet set up with the exception of wifi driver support. Originally, I started with the rtl8723au driver maintained by lwfinger. Eventually this driver got rolled into the kernel, which I thought "cool, no more compiling" unfortunately it does not work...

To get wi-fi working after a system update, I have to:

sudo modprobe -r r8723au
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8723au

How can I trace the root issue with the driver? I'd hate to blacklist it when it obviously works outside if the kernel version.

How can I trackdown my Wifi driver issues?

I run Fedora 20 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s. It's a pretty sweet set up with the exception of wifi driver support. Originally, I started with the rtl8723au driver maintained by lwfinger. Eventually this driver got rolled into the kernel, which I thought "cool, no more compiling" unfortunately it does not work...

To get wi-fi working after a system update, I have to:

sudo modprobe -r r8723au
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8723au

More details:

$ dmesg | grep rtl
[    3.942272] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au
[    4.053273] Error: Driver 'rtl8723au' is already registered, aborting...
[ 1112.292773] usbcore: deregistering interface driver rtl8723au
[ 1122.056652] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au

It appears I'm getting an interface block at boot that prevents the driver from starting.

How can I trace the root issue with the driver? I'd hate to blacklist it when it obviously works outside if the kernel version.

How can I trackdown my Wifi driver issues?

I run Fedora 20 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s. It's a pretty sweet set up with the exception of wifi driver support. Originally, I started with the rtl8723au driver maintained by lwfinger. Eventually this driver got rolled into the kernel, which I thought "cool, no more compiling" unfortunately it does not work...

To get wi-fi working after a system update, I have to:

sudo modprobe -r r8723au
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8723au

More details:

$ dmesg | grep rtl
[    3.853303] r8723au: module is from the staging directory, the quality is unknown, you have been warned.
[    3.942272] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au
[    4.049134] 8723au: module verification failed: signature and/or  required key missing - tainting kernel
[    4.053273] Error: Driver 'rtl8723au' is already registered, aborting...
[ 1112.292773] usbcore: deregistering interface driver rtl8723au
[ 1122.056652] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au

It appears I'm getting an interface block at boot that prevents the driver from starting.

How can I trace the root issue with the driver? I'd hate to blacklist it when it obviously works outside if the kernel version.

How can I trackdown my Wifi driver issues?

I run Fedora 20 on my Lenovo Yoga 11s. It's a pretty sweet set up with the exception of wifi driver support. Originally, I started with the rtl8723au driver maintained by lwfinger. Eventually this driver got rolled into the kernel, which I thought "cool, no more compiling" unfortunately it does not work...

To get wi-fi working after a system update, I have to:

sudo modprobe -r r8723au
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8723au

More details:

$ dmesg | grep rtl
[    3.853303] r8723au: module is from the staging directory, the quality is unknown, you have been warned.
[    3.942272] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au
[    4.049134] 8723au: module verification failed: signature and/or  required key missing - tainting kernel
[    4.053273] Error: Driver 'rtl8723au' is already registered, aborting...
[ 1112.292773] usbcore: deregistering interface driver rtl8723au
[ 1122.056652] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au

It appears I'm getting an interface block at boot that prevents the driver from starting.

Even more information:

If I de-register the build-in module then re-register it loads properly... why?

[   76.341159] usbcore: deregistering interface driver rtl8723au
[   78.753944] r8723au: module is from the staging directory, the quality is unknown, you have been warned.
[   78.802122] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8723au
[   78.869941] rtl8723au: Loading firmware rtlwifi/rtl8723aufw_B_NoBT.bin

How can I trace the root issue with the driver? I'd hate to blacklist it when it obviously works outside if the kernel version.