No Wi-Fi connection after update

This helped me out. I have now disabled auto updates.

Hi,

For those of us still running RPis < v3 many of us do need to use a USB WiFi dongle for network access.

I checked the wiki but I could not find an answer as to currently supported OSMC WiFi dongle chipsets. It probably would also be timely to upgrade to dual band. Is the RTL8811AU supported for example or are ALL RealTek chips now incompatible?

Currently I use RTL8188CUS as historically I have found this to be the most compatible and broadly supported for RPi uses, but that is now longer supported as of the latest OSMC update.

Thanks.

Is there a way to see within the osmc file system, or anywhere else which chipset/drivers are now (and hopefully moving forward) supported or depreciated?

You can see which kernel modules are included, but that is no guarantee of VID/PID compatibility.

Are the MT7601 and RT5370 chipsets OSMC supported? If so this would be an OK stopgap solution as they are readily available.

Until OSMC supports RPi4 (@ late 2020) many of us with older RPi’s will need to eke another year out of our current RPi’s.

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I downgraded the kernel while I searched for a different wifi adapter. How do I reapply the updated kernel after I replace the hardware?

EDIT: “dpkg-reconfigure rbp2-image-4.19.55-6-osmc” seemed to work.

Same problem.

Can you guys let me know how to go back to previous version of OSMC using GUI?

Raspberry is my friend’s house so I can’t really visit there often and now I cannot connect to SSH either.

Only things that my friend could do is using GUI.

Let me know. Thanks.

You can’t. You can plug in a usb keyboard and press “esc” during boot to get to the terminal and then…

The suggestion to simply upgrade to a RPi3 or RPi3+ is reasonable so I looked into it as an alternative to locating a compatible WiFi dongle.

I checked with our distributor for RPi in Australia, Element14 (Farnell) and unfortunately they will not have stock of either the RPi3 or RPi3+ until late April 2020.

For now I have downgraded the kernel and stopped updates until I find a solution.

Same problem with Realtek adapter.
Maybe the right thing is to migrate to a Rpi3, but the good with Rpi2 is that it works with just the power of a tv’s usb port, while for the Rpi3 that is not sufficient.

Very sorry to hear that a popular family of WiFi devices are no longer going to be supported on OSMC. I have switched over to LibreELEC which continues to work with my Edimax dongle, I hope their developers continue to support these devices.

LibreELEC are stopping support for these devices in LibreELEC 10. They will no longer use downstream Realtek drivers after that period.

LE10 will be released just after year end if Kodi release cycles are accurate.

Edit: after speaking to the LE guys it looks like these changes will come in to effect with LE11, so you’ll have some time there.

Does somebody have a amazon/ebay link for me to a supported wifi dongle?
I don’t want to buy 5 dongles to check which is working.
Thank you!

Hi, Im really liking a dongle based on the RTL8812BU. (ASUS USB-AC53 Nano)

But as it is RealTek based is this a no go or is it only the older RealTek chipsets?

Some clarity on what is in and out would be helpful. Thanks.

I realise that this topic might be getting tiresome for the mods and devs, but I’ll try my luck and ask another question.

I found a wifi dongle with a ralink/mediatek 7601 chipset, which, according to the /lib/ files should be supported, but it’s not working.

The dmseg output is:

[  844.366357] usb 1-1.4: USB disconnect, device number 8
[  844.665190] usb 1-1.4: new high-speed USB device number 9 using dwc_otg
[  844.805977] usb 1-1.4: New USB device found, idVendor=148f, idProduct=7601, bcdDevice= 0.00
[  844.805986] usb 1-1.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[  844.805992] usb 1-1.4: Product: 802.11 n WLAN
[  844.805997] usb 1-1.4: Manufacturer: MediaTek
[  844.806003] usb 1-1.4: SerialNumber: 1.0
[  844.905191] usb 1-1.4: reset high-speed USB device number 9 using dwc_otg
[  845.037648] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: ASIC revision: 76010001 MAC revision: 76010500
[  845.038334] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Firmware Version: 0.1.00 Build: 7640 Build time: 201302052146____
[  845.524690] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: EEPROM ver:0d fae:00
[  845.705122] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705178] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705265] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705308] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705358] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705406] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705430] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705494] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705523] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705582] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705642] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705678] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705734] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705767] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705803] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705856] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  845.705886] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  845.705912] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  845.705952] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  845.705981] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  845.705992] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  845.706018] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  845.706039] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  845.706054] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  845.706116] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  845.706145] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  845.706162] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: mt7601u_mcu_wait_resp timed out

Please help!

This looks like a replay of Raspberry Pi B + USB Wifi Dongle not Detecting

The thread wasn’t solved, so I’m guessing that the upgrade to the kernel hasn’t helped. Perhaps @sam_nazarko can provide some more detail.

Indeed. We have updated the kernel so I’m not sure why this still remains an issue.

There will be another update shortly

Sam

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Hi Sam,

I noticed an update for rbp2-mediacenter-osmc:armhf and, base-files-osmc:armhf . I’m not sure if either if those should have helped, but but I still received this from dmesg:

[  725.139860] usb 1-1.4: USB disconnect, device number 81
[  725.448688] usb 1-1.4: new high-speed USB device number 82 using dwc_otg
[  725.589436] usb 1-1.4: New USB device found, idVendor=148f, idProduct=7601, bcdDevice= 0.00
[  725.589448] usb 1-1.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[  725.589454] usb 1-1.4: Product: 802.11 n WLAN
[  725.589459] usb 1-1.4: Manufacturer: MediaTek
[  725.589464] usb 1-1.4: SerialNumber: 1.0
[  725.698680] usb 1-1.4: reset high-speed USB device number 82 using dwc_otg
[  725.841035] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: ASIC revision: 76010001 MAC revision: 76010500
[  725.841700] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Firmware Version: 0.1.00 Build: 7640 Build time: 201302052146____
[  726.357447] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: EEPROM ver:0d fae:00
[  726.531666] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531773] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531843] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531880] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531907] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531942] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531969] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.531996] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532047] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532095] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532182] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532212] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532243] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532276] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532326] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532369] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: RX urb failed:-71
[  726.532392] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  726.532398] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  726.532713] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  726.532739] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  726.532761] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  726.532777] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  726.532851] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  726.532874] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  726.532895] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp urb failed:-71
[  726.532919] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: MCU resp evt:0 seq:5-4!
[  726.532949] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Error: mt7601u_mcu_wait_resp timed out
[  726.828720] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Vendor request req:07 off:0080 failed:-71
[  727.138747] mt7601u 1-1.4:1.0: Vendor request req:02 off:0080 failed:-71

This is really concerning as that is exactly the Mediatek chipset that I also chose to replace my Realtek dongle.

After the 2019-11 update, Wi-Fi still does not work, is it now forever?
If not, I can upload the logs if necessary
(I forgot exactly what kind of dongle but EDUP is written on it)