Re: The TP-Link TL-WN722N USB WiFi adapter ...
- Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2018 15:44:07 -0500 (EST)
- From: bw <bwtnguy@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: The TP-Link TL-WN722N USB WiFi adapter ...
On Sun, 28 Jan 2018, Roger Price wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Jan 2018, Curt wrote:
> > Looking briefly I saw this bug:
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=842422
> > ... or kernel parameter net.ifnames=0
> I had the same problem with the same WiFi adapter. Setting kernel parameter
> net.ifnames=0 solved the problem for me. Thanks, Roger
The reason I don't like this solution (net.ifnames=0) is I *think* it
might disable all of the mac randomization features of networkmanager.
Since it is a nice new feature when it works, I'd like to use it if
possible. I'm not really worried about security in my situation but I
like to tweak around.
I found that some devices just hate it if you try to assign a truly random
MAC, for instance on Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY, it wants to keep
the 78: part of the address, anything else following that seems to be fine.
Still working on a similar solution for reatltek, no success. I don't
have either of the devices mentioned, but an approach like this might be