WiFi Setup

Enable WiFi connection

  • locate the file linux/_wpa_supplicant.conf
  • open in text editor supporting Linux/Unix line endings (for example Notepad++)
  • replace put_your_SSID_here with your actual WiFi network name and put_your_password_here with your WiFi password.
  • rename _wpa_supplicant.conf to wpa_supplicant.conf
  • reboot the MiSTer

In Menu core you will see WiFi icon when WiFi is connected.

WiFi USB dongles Confirmed to work

  • ASUS USB AC53 nano rev A1.
  • D-Link DWA-171 HWVer: A1.
  • Edimax EW-7811UN
  • TP-LINK TL-WN823N V2 (needs copy rtl8192eu_nic.bin to /lib/firmware/rtlwifi)

Some WiFi firmwares can be found here: https://github.com/wkennington/linux-firmware

Compiling and installing custom WiFi drivers

Instructions for rtl8188fu based adapters (like the Zapo RTL8188 USB stick) can be read here:

MiSTer custom WiFi driver compilation

Steps can be adapted for other WiFi adapters.

Author: Admin