Bug 1416478 - kernel 4.9.x: realtek (RTL8188CE) based wifi card does not work anymore
Summary: kernel 4.9.x: realtek (RTL8188CE) based wifi card does not work anymore
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1415339
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-25 15:22 UTC by Flo H.
Modified: 2019-01-09 12:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-01-25 18:16:47 UTC
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Description Flo H. 2017-01-25 15:22:37 UTC
Description of problem:
Wifi does not work with kernels 4.9.x using RTL8188CE chip set based wireless card

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot one of the two kernels listed above
2. try to connect to wireless network

Actual results:
- sometimes no wifi connection is established
- sometimes link comes up but no internet connection can be established

Expected results:
regular network connection over wifi

Additional info:
kernels 4.8.x work just fine.

`lsmod | grep -i rtl`

```btrtl                  16384  1 btusb
bluetooth             524288  11 btrtl,btintel,bnep,btbcm,btusb
rtl8192ce              57344  0
rtl_pci                28672  1 rtl8192ce
rtl8192c_common        49152  1 rtl8192ce
rtlwifi                73728  3 rtl_pci,rtl8192ce,rtl8192c_common
mac80211              724992  3 rtl_pci,rtl8192ce,rtlwifi
cfg80211              573440  2 mac80211,rtlwifi```

`lspci | grep -i wifi`

```03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter (rev 01)```

Comment 1 Flo H. 2017-01-25 18:16:47 UTC
This seems to be duplicate of RHBZ#1415339


*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1415339 ***

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