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Re: [opensuse] Re: Combined wifi bluetooth RTL8723DE on an HP 15 laptop has bluetooth only.
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2018 12:48:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <ph7n69$f5n$>
Dave Plater wrote:

On 28/06/18 10:31, Dave Plater wrote:
Hi, I've bought an HP 15 laptop where neither blue tooth or wifi
works under both 42.3 and Leap 15.0. Of course it works perfectly
under windows 10. I googled and found that Larry Finger maintains a
git hub repository of such drivers and I checked out rtlwifi_new
which has my RTL8723DE driver src but it fails to build most probably
due to the Leap:15.0 kernel being altered.
Can anybody help, I'm currently stumped.

Dave P

Filed bug:
The driver built from
builds against the 4.17 kernel and works perfectly.
RTL8723DE is also part of a combined bletooth/wifi usb dongle but be
aware that I only found the actual part number in the windows device
manager. hwinfo and lsusb only show the vendor and device codes.

I was going to say that means /usr/share/usb.ids needs updating, but
that file is no longer part of "usbutils". (the man page "lsusb" still
refers to it though.)
It looks like lsusb has switched to using the udev hardware database,
ie. /usr/lib/udev/hwdb.d/

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