Wifi issue with latest build 8.95.3


#1

Installed latest CE build 8.95.3. Got no wifi, wired network works.

http://ix.io/1pyY


#2

What is your device? Please reboot your box and then get a fresh log immediately after rebooting.


#3

Same here, my device is Mecool KM8


#4

What dtb.img did you use? WiFi on my KM8 works OK with 8.95.3…


#5

I think it was gxl_p212_2g, I can’t find it on Github device tree, but it was on the micro sd card under the device tree folder.

Can you tell me which one you’re using, so I can try it out?

Thanks :slight_smile:


#6

If you look here you’ll find it’s the same one:

Mecool KM8 2G/16G S905X gxl_p212_2g


#7

I’m using the exact one, but no WiFi :confused:


#8

How’s the WiFi speed, same slow speed as when it runs in Android?


#9

Define slow.
It has better signal reception and transfer speeds as my 2 other (905W and 912) “n” boxes with link speeds => 150.0 MBit/s


#10

You need to open the device and take a picture of the wifi chip, there is 1 chip that we do not have the driver for.


#11

IIRC in my Mecool KM8 is AP6212 WIFI module Bluetooth combo chip…


#12

5 mbps give or take :grimacing:


#13

Okay will do :grin:


#14

Here is my link info:

Using username “root”.
root@192.168.1.26’s password:
##############################################

CoreELEC

https://coreelec.org

##############################################

CoreELEC (official): 8.95.3 (S905.arm)
CoreELEC:~ # iw dev wlan0 link
Connected to 3c:cd:5d:1b:f5:ed (on wlan0)
SSID: Huawei-4G
freq: 2462
signal: -31 dBm
tx bitrate: 72.0 MBit/s
CoreELEC:~ #

Actual transfer speed is usualy 30-40MBit/s


#15

Okay thanks. I have to open my device up and see what chip it is.


#16

http://ix.io/1nuk

T95N 2G/16G S905X, dtb.img is gxl_p212_2g

Updated to 8.95.4 and still same issue. Wifi was working with LE 8.2.3.1


#17

Some devices are fitted with the xs9028 chip that we do not have a driver available for, if you open the device up then you will be able to confirm this.

The reason it works in the old LE release is because they are using a pre-compiled module but you will even find this missing from newer LE builds.

We tried in the past to get the driver for this chip from the manufacturer and it’s a total no-go.

Your best option is to buy a cheap USB wifi adapter.


#18

Could we use this driver:
http://wrxtasy.libreelec.tv/MECOOL/9082.sh
http://wrxtasy.libreelec.tv/MECOOL/9082xs.ko


#19

No we need the source


#20

If I use the sricpt, will it install the driver to make it work?