rtl8812au-dkms 4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu4: rtl8812au kernel module failed to build [error: ‘IEEE80211_BAND_2GHZ’ undeclared here]

Bug #1629235 reported by SkipF on 2016-09-30
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rtl8812au (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I don't know anything about this.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
Package: rtl8812au-dkms 4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-17.19-generic 4.8.0-rc7
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-17-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 4.8.0-17-generic
Date: Wed Sep 28 09:29:18 2016
DuplicateSignature: dkms:rtl8812au-dkms:4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu4:/var/lib/dkms/rtl8812au/4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg/build/os_dep/linux/ioctl_cfg80211.c:83:12: error: ‘IEEE80211_BAND_2GHZ’ undeclared here (not in a function)
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-06-11 (110 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-MATE 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Alpha amd64 (20160611)
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu4
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.10ubuntu1
 apt 1.3
SourcePackage: rtl8812au
Title: rtl8812au-dkms 4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu4: rtl8812au kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

SkipF (nt1g) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1625097, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

summary: rtl8812au-dkms 4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu4: rtl8812au kernel
- module failed to build
+ module failed to build [error: ‘IEEE80211_BAND_2GHZ’ undeclared here]
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in rtl8812au (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Wade Hextell (auswade) wrote :

you can find drivers for Ubuntu if you Google the correct information, most do work with instructions...

I have used the drivers in the link below and they do work without any need to modify the file (as described on the page)

http://wiki.beyondlogic.org/index.php?title=TPLINK_Archer_T4U_RTL8812au_Linux_Drivers

Wade

Jack Howarth (jwhowarth) wrote :

I can confirm that the instructions at http://wiki.beyondlogic.org/index.php?title=TPLINK_Archer_T4U_RTL8812au_Linux_Drivers produce a usable rtl8812au.ko under both the 4.8.0-22-generic and 4.8.0-32-generic x86_64 kernels.

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