I have a HP desktop, it as a realtek rtl8821ce as wifi card, i installed the driver but wifi doesn’t show any connection, i tried many solution but nothing seems to work.
This is the output of $ ip link show:
wlp2s0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc noqueue state DOWN mode DORMANT group default qlen 1000
At the moment i’m using a wired connection on the pc.
Post the link you followed to install the driver.
Verify the driver in use matches the installed one:
lspci -n -n -k
this is the link of the “guide” i used to install the driver: Reddit - Dive into anything
the command say the modules in use is the rtw_8821ce while the kernel modules is rtw88_8821ce so i think it’s not the right driver
i’ve done the solution of the post, i rebooted and also just to be sure updated but i still don’t have any wifi connection showing up
Verify that the module is loaded, otherwise try loading it manually:
lsmod | grep -e 8821ce
sudo modprobe 8821ce
this is the output of $ lsmod | grep -e 8821ce If i’m not wrong this mean the module is loaded but not used right?
Check the driver in use once again.
i checked earlier but i forgot to add
Blacklist the current driver in use and reboot to apply the changes:
sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8821ce.conf << EOF > /dev/null
install rtl8821ce /bin/false
I have abother problem i blacklist the modules and then reboot but the pc doesn’t reboot, instead it shows the logo and don’t power off, so I can’t understand if the driver is blacklisted correctly
Try to manually load the proper module:
sudo rmmod rtl8821ce
sudo rmmod rtw88_8821ce
sudo modprobe 8821ce
same problem, i can’t reboot or turn off, maybe i should try to switch back to fedora 37 since i didn’t had these problems and try to solve this problem in a virtual machine maybe
It is best to fully upgrade using a wired connection or USB tethering before you proceed.
You can try rebooting with SysRq, or perform a hard reset by pressing the power button for a few seconds if the issue persists.
See also: Fedora 37 wifi card not detected - #2 by vgaetera
Ok, so i installed another distro in a different storage (ubuntu to be precise) and i used the driver manager to check if the problem are actually the driver and it says that the device isn’t working, i will try to check in the BIOS if some settings cause these problems, otherwise i will buy a new wifi card maybe an intel one, if i fix it i will post it just in case someone have the same problem.