MediaTek wireless dongle not working (RPi 1 B+)


#23

The mt7601u driver exists on OSMC and supports the VID/PID of the dongle (148f 7601).

osmc@osmc:~$ modinfo mt7601u
filename:       /lib/modules/4.14.78-4-osmc/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt7601u/mt7601u.ko
license:        GPL
firmware:       mt7601u.bin
srcversion:     D06F3ABB275F34B500D150A
alias:          usb:v7392p7710d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v2A5Fp1000d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v2955p1001d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v2955p0001d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v2717p4106d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v2001p3D04d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v148Fp760Dd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v148Fp760Cd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v148Fp760Bd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v148Fp760Ad*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v148Fp7601d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v13D3p3434d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v13D3p3431d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0E8Dp760Bd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0E8Dp760Ad*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0B05p17D3d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
depends:        mac80211,cfg80211
intree:         Y
name:           mt7601u
vermagic:       4.14.78-4-osmc SMP preempt mod_unload modversions ARMv7 p2v8

#24

Ignore me – I completely forgot that it had been added…


#25

Did you try OSMC again since fixing your power issues?

Sam


#26

Yes, but it still doesn’t recognize the WiFi adapter


#27

Looking around, this is (or was) a common problem.

It’s discussed here with a possible fix posted by one contributor ingate.