APPLIED/cmt: [Pull] [Focal] Add support for Realtek 8723DE wireless adapter

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Sat Mar 21 00:40:53 UTC 2020

On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 10:53:04PM +0800, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> BugLink:
> [Impact]
> There's no in-kernel support for Realtek 8723DE, so users need to use
> out-of-tree DKMS which is not from Ubuntu archive. This has security
> implication and should be avoided. Also this provides pretty bad user
> experience.
> [Fix]
> Add support to Realtek 8723DE.
> All commits are cherry-picked from Realtek maintained repo:
> [Test]
> With the patch series applied, 8723DE can scan and connect to APs
> succesfully. Also did some S3 smoke test, it continues to work.
> [Regression Potential]
> Low. The device in question was never supported, and if there's any
> regression, we can count on Realtek Wireless team, thy are now pretty
> responsive on upstream mailing list.
> [Pull]
> The following changes since commit 0efe88b03bdc64cef646c9ea785c464a3f4952dd:
>   UBUNTU: Ubuntu-5.4-5.4.0-15.18 (2020-02-18 12:19:31 +0100)
> are available in the Git repository at:
> lp1780590-focal
> for you to fetch changes up to 1fe3af62dbee1784cfd23e7d755186ee2fc542b6:

A couple of the patches had already been applied from upstream stable
updates. Applied the rest, and added your sign-off to the config change.

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