[CentOS] Yum refuses to install kmod-8188eu from elrepo

Tue Jan 22 17:49:04 UTC 2019
Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com>

On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:03:22 -0500
Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org> wrote:

> On 2019-01-22 11:01, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 7:54 AM Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com> 
> > wrote:
> >> I am having trouble using the realtek wifi chip in my new tp-link
> >> usb wifi dongle.
> >> However, yum install kmod-8188eu refuses to install it (full yum
> >> output is here: https://pastebin.com/raw/vvak6FCU ), complaining
> >> that the following dependencies cannot be met:
> > That output indicates that that kmod package is built for the EL 7.5
> > kernel and is not compatible with the current kernel. I suggest you
> > file a request to have the kmod-8188eu rebuilt for EL 7.6 at
> > http://elrepo.org/bugs/ .
> Another alternative may be to pull down the SRPM and run it through 
> rpmbuild to locally create a binary package compatible with the
> system as it's currently installed/running.

Thanks, that would certainly be a better solution than manually building
the driver from source, since I could install the resulting .rpm on all
of my machines. If the bug I just submitted to elrepo doesn't get
resolved for whatever reason, I'll try that.

Best, :-)