[Solved] kmod-wl driver problem - conflicting kernel version? kmod-wl-6.30.223.271-30.el8.x86_64 requires kmod-wl-4.18.0

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[Solved] kmod-wl driver problem - conflicting kernel version? kmod-wl-6.30.223.271-30.el8.x86_64 requires kmod-wl-4.18.0

Post by toppah » 2020/02/18 16:38:12

Hi guys,

I did follow this guide:
https://tutorialforlinux.com/2019/12/31 ... n-guide/2/

but I am having a problem using rpms from RPMFusion repo.

Can somebody help me?

Problem: package kmod-wl-6.30.223.271-30.el8.x86_64 requires kmod-wl-4.18.0-80.el8.x86_64 >= 6.30.223.271-30.el8, but none of the providers can be installed
- conflicting requests
- nothing provides kernel < 4.18.0-81.el8 needed by kmod-wl-4.18.0-80.el8.x86_64-6.30.223.271-30.el8.x86_64

Thanks,
L.
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Re: kmod-wl driver problem - conflicting kernel version?

Post by TrevorH » 2020/02/18 16:53:37

They (or you) need to rebuild that for 8.1. The 8.1 kernels are 4.18.0-147 and above not 4.18.0-80 which is for 8.0.
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Re: kmod-wl driver problem - conflicting kernel version?

Post by toppah » 2020/02/19 09:41:27

Thanks!

I solved the problem by compiling this module from here:
https://github.com/antoineco/broadcom-wl

Broadcom Linux hybrid wireless driver (64-bit)

Thanks again,

L.

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Re: [Solved] kmod-wl driver problem - conflicting kernel version? kmod-wl-6.30.223.271-30.el8.x86_64 requires kmod-wl-4.

Post by bonedome » 2020/02/19 18:24:35

Hello
you can save yourself a lot of aggro if you install the akmod-wl.x86_64 package from rpmfusion-nonfree-updates, as you won't need to rebuild every time there's a kernel update.
When a new kernel is available enable akmods

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systemctl enable akmods
update, then reboot, the boot process will take longer than usual while the new kmod-wl is built, I then disable akmods, as every subsequent boot takes longer while it checks for up to date kmods

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systemctl disable akmods

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