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Re: Mediatek 802.11ac USB devices in kernel 4.19




Miguel A. Vallejo wrote:

> Some time ago I read the kernel 4.19 include support for some Mediatek
> 802.11ac USB devices. When I saw the kernel 4.19 arrived into
> unstable/testing I ordered one of these devices.
> 
> The device arrived but it does not work at all. A quick look at the
> kernel configuration shows those modules are not compiled in the
> Debian kernel:
> 
> grep -i mt76x /boot/config-4.19.0-1-amd64
> 
> # CONFIG_MT76x0U is not set
> # CONFIG_MT76x2E is not set
> # CONFIG_MT76x2U is not set
> 
> I noticed there is an open bug about this:
> 
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=918331
> 
> Meanwhile, is there a quick way to compile only those modules and
> install them in a working kernel?

I don't know for sure - it depends, but I do make deb-pkg after
configuration and install the packages. You have the source download and
compile - depends on pc speed may take some time.


regards