Driver for Intel 8260

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Driver for Intel 8260

Post#1 by carlossp » 24 Apr 2017, 11:46

Hi. Is there a driver for wi-fi Intel 8260? Thanks

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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#2 by donald » 24 Apr 2017, 12:32

Hi carlossp

According to this page
https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/use ... rs/iwlwifi
the driver is included since kernel 4.1 but you need a firmware file
https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_media ... 0.13.0.tgz
or
https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_media ... 2414.0.tgz
( I'm not 100% sure which one)
Unpack the archive and copy the firmware file into /lib/firmware > reboot.
Hopefully the wifi does work then.

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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#3 by carlossp » 24 Apr 2017, 14:51

Hi Donald,

Thank you for your answer.
I agree that this is the way but it didn't work with the links you gave to me.
Maybe I have to get the correct version of the firmware.

When I type modinfo iwlwifi | grep 800 it show me: iwlwifi-8000C--26.ucode that I think is the firmware I need.

Thanks again.

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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#4 by Ed_P » 24 Apr 2017, 16:09

carlossp wrote:When I type modinfo iwlwifi | grep 800 it show me: iwlwifi-8000C--26.ucode
What does

modinfo iwlwifi | grep wifi

show?
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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#5 by carlossp » 24 Apr 2017, 19:30

Hi Ed,

Tomorrow here is holyday. Thanks god!!
Wenesday I will run the command and send you the result.

Carlos

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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#6 by donald » 24 Apr 2017, 23:33

Hi Carlos
carlossp wrote: When I type modinfo iwlwifi | grep 800 it show me: iwlwifi-8000C--26.ucode that I think is the firmware I need.
You can download this file from:
https://github.com/NetBit73/NeteXt73_pa ... C-26.ucode

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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#7 by carlossp » 25 Apr 2017, 09:03

Hi Donald,

I got already the file.
Tomorrow at work I will test it.
I will put here the result.

Thank you for your help.
Carlos

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Re: Driver for Intel 8260

Post#8 by carlossp » 26 Apr 2017, 06:58

Ed_P wrote:
carlossp wrote:When I type modinfo iwlwifi | grep 800 it show me: iwlwifi-8000C--26.ucode
What does

modinfo iwlwifi | grep wifi

show?
Hi Ed,

Below is the result of the command modinfo iwlwifi | grep wifi
But I have already the solution.
I just copied the file iwlwifi-8000C-26.ucode to /lib/firmware and now the wifi network is working.

Thank you for your help.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
filename: /lib/modules/4.9.0-porteus/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/intel/iwlwifi/iwlwifi.ko
author: Copyright(c) 2003- 2015 Intel Corporation <linuxwifi@intel.com>
firmware: iwlwifi-100-5.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-1000-5.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-135-6.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-105-6.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-2030-6.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-2000-6.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-5150-2.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-5000-5.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-6000g2b-IWL6000G2B_UCODE_API_MAX.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-6000g2a-6.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-6050-5.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-6000-6.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-7265D-26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-7265-17.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-3168-26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-7260-17.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-8265-26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-8000C--26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-9000-pu-a0-lc-a0--26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-9260-th-a0-jf-a0--26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-9000-pu-a0-jf-a0--26.ucode
firmware: iwlwifi-Qu-a0-jf-b0--26.ucode
parm: bt_coex_active:enable wifi/bt co-exist (default: enable) (bool)
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Re: Driver for Intel 8260 [solved]

Post#9 by carlossp » 26 Apr 2017, 07:04

donald wrote:Hi Carlos
carlossp wrote: When I type modinfo iwlwifi | grep 800 it show me: iwlwifi-8000C--26.ucode that I think is the firmware I need.
You can download this file from:
https://github.com/NetBit73/NeteXt73_pa ... C-26.ucode
Hi Donald,

Fantastic!! I just copied the file iwlwifi-8000C-26.ucode from the link you said to /lib/firmware and now the network card is detected and the wifi is working perfectly.

Thank you very much for your good help.
Carlos

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Driver for Intel 8260

Post#10 by violist » 12 Oct 2017, 07:19

Hi,
I have the same problem :cry: . The mentioned driver is no longer available at github :Search: . I found 2 driver which should be right: iwlwifi-8000C-13.ucode and iwlwifi-8000C-16.ucode. I copied both to /lib/firmware , but they are not used: dmesg does not mention them. Only iwlwifi-8000C-26.ucode till iwlwifi-8000C-17.ucode are tried as before.
What can I do?
I would be happy about help. Thanks,
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Driver for Intel 8260

Post#11 by violist » 12 Oct 2017, 07:24

By the way: I use porteus XFCE-v3.2.2-x86_64.
And of course: dmesg says that all iwlwifi-8000C-xx.ucode driver fail (26 to 17), error -2.

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Driver for Intel 8260

Post#12 by fanthom » 12 Oct 2017, 16:53

You may get it from here:

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https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/plain/iwlwifi-8000C-22.ucode
Please add [Solved] to your thread title if the solution was found.

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Driver for Intel 8260

Post#13 by violist » 14 Oct 2017, 02:35

fanthom wrote:
12 Oct 2017, 16:53

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https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/plain/iwlwifi-8000C-22.ucode
Great! That was the right file. Works :celebrate3:
The 2 files for Intel 8260 I found (at Intel homepage and https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/use ... rs/iwlwifi ) doesn't work.
Thanks fanthom
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