[CentOS] where to find wifi driver

Tue May 14 14:10:36 UTC 2019
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>

> On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 10:13:35AM +0800, qw wrote:
>> I use the wifi adaptor, Edimax AC1200, and its driver can be
>> downloaded from
>> 'http://www.edimax.com.tw/edimax/download/download/data/edimax/tw/download/for_home/wireless_adapters/wireless_adapters_ac1200_dual-band/ew-7822ulc'.

Looking at the source code, it seems to provide some version of realtek

Since you run CentOS 7.4 it may be a good time to upgrade to current 7.6
release and see if it already supports your device.


>> I fail to compile its GPL Source Code on CentOS 7.4.
>> Where to get its rpm drivers, or how to compile its GPL Source Code?
> Looks like you've found the only official source code.
> It looks like someone else has (unofficial) code here:
> https://github.com/abperiasamy/rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux
> It isn't a driver supported by the CentOS kernel, nor any 3rd-party
> repositories that I know of.  You'll either have to get it to work
> yourself or use a newer kernel (which isn't something supported on
> CentOS, but provided by 3rd party repos such as elrepo.org.)
> --
> Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>
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