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From: Larry Finger <>
To: Joerg Kampmann <>,
Subject: Re: Fwd: Asus x540m - RTL8723befw.bin and rtl8723befw_36.bin
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2019 10:38:04 -0500
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On 9/9/19 9:32 AM, Joerg Kampmann wrote:
> Hallo I just posted a remark on Github concerning the above firmware! I applied 
> it on Debian 10 (buster) Linux ... Any idea on the causes of the fault? 
> *firmware is too big*
> The machine is a notebook from ASUS: X540M - this notebook has only 3 USB-slots 
> no LAN, no CD drive -- Debian buster requires during installation: rtlwifi/

No. Both those firmware files work just fine on my openSUSE system.

The md5sums for the firmware are as follows:
1850c1308fbcd95e9f6a7f58ede1e35f  /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8723befw_36.bin
a2c544e90d41fa9097b18ba86f11bec9  /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8723befw_36.bin.xz
bc828ddc6cd700abb79a8df5794bcf04  /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8723befw.bin
7c310f301623cf16211ef5b4a3a3078d  /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8723befw.bin.xz

The sizes for the uncompressed modules are:
31762 /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8723befw_36.bin
30746 /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/rtl8723befw.bin


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2019-09-09 16:15       ` Larry Finger
2019-09-09 19:55         ` Joerg Kampmann
2019-09-09 17:01       ` Larry Finger

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