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From: Joerg Kampmann <>
To: Larry Finger <>,
Subject: Re: Fwd: Asus x540m - RTL8723befw.bin and rtl8723befw_36.bin
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2019 18:00:21 +0200
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This seems to be very strange. Does anybody have an explanation for this 
strange behaviour?

Am 09.09.19 um 17:38 schrieb Larry Finger:
> 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
> Larry
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2019-09-09 15:38   ` Larry Finger
2019-09-09 16:00     ` Joerg Kampmann [this message]
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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