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Summary

  • Model - This is the full device model as noted on the box.
  • Chipset - Chipset vendor name, chipset name, vendor code, and device code. For example, if one was looking for a PCI device:

    lspci -vvnn | grep Network
    04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter [10ec:8176] (rev 01)

    It's the 'Realtek', 'RTL8188CE', and '[10ec:8176] (rev 01)'.

  • Driver - For a PCI device:

    lspci -vvnn | grep -A 9 Network | grep Kernel
            Kernel driver in use: rtl8192ce

    It's the 'rtl8192ce'.

  • Works "out of the box"
    • Yes - It works perfectly with no manual modifications, or degraded performance.
    • No - It doesn't work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work. Please add a comment to what you had to do to get it to work if this was possible, as well as a URL to an outstanding Launchpad bug report to address the issues encountered.

miniPCI

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

GN-WIAG02

Atheros (AR5005GS)

madwifi

Yes

Edgy Eft

2007-02-23

PCI

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

GN-WPKG

?

rt2500

Yes

Works automatically in breezy.

GN-WP01GS

RT2870

rt61

Yes

Worked out of the box Lucid 10.04.

2010-08-27

GN-WP01GM

RT2600

rt61pci

Yes

Works out of the box in Intrepid 8.10

2009-04-08

HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsGigabyteTechnology (last edited 2015-04-19 21:34:31 by penalvch)