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Old 07-15-2018, 05:37 PM   #1
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getting an error when trying to compile wireless driver with kernel headers installed.

hello, i'm having issues when i'm trying to compile the wireless driver for the TP-Link 722n V3, i always get:

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors
/usr/src/linux-headers-4.16.0-kali2-common/scripts/ recipe for target '/root/Downloads/rtl8188EUS_linux_v5.2.2.4_25483.20171222/core/rtw_cmd.o' failed
make[4]: *** [/root/Downloads/rtl8188EUS_linux_v5.2.2.4_25483.20171222/core/rtw_cmd.o] Error 1
/usr/src/linux-headers-4.16.0-kali2-common/Makefile:1578: recipe for target '_module_/root/Downloads/rtl8188EUS_linux_v5.2.2.4_25483.20171222' failed
make[3]: *** [_module_/root/Downloads/rtl8188EUS_linux_v5.2.2.4_25483.20171222] Error 2
Makefile:146: recipe for target 'sub-make' failed
make[2]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
Makefile:8: recipe for target 'all' failed
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.16.0-kali2-amd64'
Makefile:1911: recipe for target 'modules' failed
make: *** [modules] Error 2
and i have the kernel drivers installed, already tried using ubuntu and kali, following the tp-link instructions with the right compiler and everything but i'm always getting this error. HELP
Old 07-15-2018, 06:49 PM   #2
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I wouldn't count on Kali for driver compilation. It's an advanced distro for advanced users. Look in the readme file to see which kernel the driver is for. Your adapter uses the Realtek 8188EUS chip, rtl8188eu kernel module. Try this:


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