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dalto

Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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Hi, im not able to get wifi connected on my nanopi neo air. I tried those images :

DietPi_v145_NanoPiNEOAir-armv7-(Jessie) and
(NR_4.x)_DietPi_v147_NanoPiNEOAir-armv7-(Jessie)

I edited the dietpi-txt like this :

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# >> Networking Options -----------------------------
Ethernet_Enabled=0
Wifi_Enabled=1

#Enter your Wifi details below, if applicable (Case Sensitive).
Wifi_SSID=WifiWithEasyPassword
Wifi_KEY=EasyPassword

#Fully automate installation
AUTO_Install_Enable=1
The device going through a first boot, blue led flashing two time little pause two time.
The device reboots and then nothing more appens
When i plug my sd-card into my mac, i can see that the file /etc/network/interfaces is modified to have my wifi details.
I can't see the device on my router, its not connected at all.
I can't (for now) debug anything else, cause i dont own anything to do so (screen or usb).
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Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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Have you done a hardwired install...then enable wifi once it's installed?

Might need to fully install then do a kernel upgrade?
dalto

Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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No, i dont know how to plug ehternet on that little thing
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Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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dalto wrote:Hi, im not able to get wifi connected on my nanopi neo air. I tried those images :
Hi,

Please can you verify the AP6212 chip (BT/WIFI) model on the PCB?
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dalto

Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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The chip is a AP6212A
dalto

Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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Fourdee wrote:
dalto wrote:Hi, im not able to get wifi connected on my nanopi neo air. I tried those images :
Hi,

Please can you verify the AP6212 chip (BT/WIFI) model on the PCB?

dont know if this could help two, but this image is working on this site :
https://www.mediafire.com/folder/sr5d0q ... 5bwqbuxgxe

the image is the nanopi-neo-air_ubuntu-core-xenial_4.11.2_20170908.img.zip

I edited the wpa_configs via linux after burning the image on the sd card.
I imagine that the drivers can be found on the image.

Thanks

Btw, it was a AP6212A
dalto

Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

Post by dalto »

Fourdee wrote:
dalto wrote:Hi, im not able to get wifi connected on my nanopi neo air. I tried those images :
Hi,

Please can you verify the AP6212 chip (BT/WIFI) model on the PCB?
I extracted the firmware files from the ubuntu core image
Attachments
BCM43438a1.zip
(265.7 KiB) Downloaded 100 times
dalto

Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

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dalto wrote:
Fourdee wrote:
dalto wrote:Hi, im not able to get wifi connected on my nanopi neo air. I tried those images :
Hi,

Please can you verify the AP6212 chip (BT/WIFI) model on the PCB?
I extracted the firmware files from the ubuntu core image

or maybe this works :
https://forum.armbian.com/index.php?/to ... ment=30730

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cat ap6212/fw_bcm43438a1.bin >brcm/brcmfmac43241b0-sdio.bin
cp -p brcm/brcmfmac43430-sdio.txt brcm/brcmfmac43241b0-sdio.txt
or this :
https://forum.armbian.com/index.php?/to ... ment=30599

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cat ap6212/fw_bcm43438a1.bin >brcm/brcmfmac43430-sdio.bin
dalto

Re: Nanopi Neo Air - No able to get wifi

Post by dalto »

i got it to work.
1) I copied all the firmware folder from the nanopi image nanopi-neo-air_ubuntu-core-xenial_4.11.2_20170908.img onto the firmware folder of the image DietPi_v145_NanoPiNEOAir-armv7-(Jessie).img. (I plugged the sd card into my linux laptop)
https://www.mediafire.com/folder/sr5d0q ... 5bwqbuxgxe
http://dietpi.com/downloads/images/Diet ... Jessie).7z


2) I edited the /etc/network/interface to this

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auto wlan0
allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp
3) I edited the /etc/network/wpa_supplicant.conf to this

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network={
ssid="Easywifi"
psk="Easypassword"
proto=RSN
key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
pairwise=CCMP
auth_alg=OPEN
}
4) I edited the Dietpi.txt file in boot partition, enabled wifi and enter my wifi info into the file.

After booting, it was working after a while.
Dont know if the 4 steps are needed to get it to work

Edit : step 1-2-3 seems to be needed, but i didnt try without #4
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