Asus USB-N11 0b05:1786 wifi adapter doesn't associate with provided firmware

Bug #1250821 reported by Alexey Bazhin on 2013-11-13
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-firmware (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Asus USB-N11 0b05:1786 wifi adapter doesn't associate with networks using provided firmware rtl8712u.bin. But it works if I replace it to one I got from here http://mirrors.arizona.edu/raspbmc/downloads/bin/lib/wifi/rtlwifi/rtl8712u.bin (size: 129304, md5: 8e6396b5844a3e279ae8679555dec3f0).

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: linux-firmware 1.116 [modified: lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8712u.bin]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-13.20-generic 3.11.6
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Nov 13 15:20:12 2013
Dependencies:

EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-08-14 (90 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Alpha amd64 (20130723.2)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: linux-firmware
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :
Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :
Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Joseph Salisbury (jsalisbury) wrote :

Can you give the latest Trusty kernel a test to see if it also has this issue? It can be downloaded from:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.12.0-2.7/+build/5216421

tags: added: kernel-da-key
Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :

Same results with trusty kernel.

Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :

With provided firmware

Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :

With other firmware

Joseph Salisbury (jsalisbury) wrote :

Do you happen to know if this issue also happened in earlier Ubuntu releases?

Alexey Bazhin (baz-irc) wrote :

It had happened on raring too.

mohamed (m-a36993) on 2015-08-02
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Confirmed
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