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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

ZEW1501

?

rt2500

No

This card does not want to hotplug, so you have to plug it in and restart the computer, and then activate in network settings.

2006-01-01

PCI

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

Zonet ZEW1642D

Ralink Rt3062

rt2860/rt3562sta

No

Use this ppa to install the correct driver.

2012-1-22

ZEW1601

?

rt2500

No

See WifiDocs/Driver/RalinkRT2500.

2005-10-21

USB

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

ZEW2501

?

zd1211b / zd1211rw

No

Works in Feisty, but is not recognized by NetworkManager. Must manually configure with iwconfig.

2007-05-26

HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsZonet (last edited 2015-04-20 03:21:53 by penalvch)