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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.

PCMCIA

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

WL-112

RT2500

RT2500

No

Works fine in Dapper after inserting right ESSID

2006-09-27

WL-170

?

?

No

Causes Hardy Heron to lock up

2008-06-15

PCI

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

WL-181 XR

RT2860

?

Yes

Only tested on Karmic Koala. Supports Ad-Hoc, Managed, and Monitor mode.

2010-04-10

= USB =

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

WL-352

Realtek RTL8191SU

r8712u

Yes

Tested with Oneiric.

2012-02-21

WL-608 (v1 002)

?

?

Yes

Works in Maverick.

2010-11-14

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