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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

ZyAIR G-102

Atheros

madwifi

Yes

Works great in edgy.

2006-12-25

NWD-170N

Atheros AR5416

madwifi

No

On Intrepid, install madwifi-tools.

2009-04-03

ZyAIR G-100

Prism GT/Duette ISL3886

p54pci

No

Doesn't work in 10.04. It needed linux-backports-modules-wireless-lucid-generic until kernel 2.6.32-25 arrived and it stopped working.

2010-09-06

PCI

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

ZyAIR G-302

Realtek 8185

?

Yes

Stuck card in dapper,wireless worked with Linksys router immediately.

2007-01-08

ZyAIR G-302

?

r818x or ndiswrapper

No

This does not work with Feisty. Note: I was able to get this card working with ndiswrapper.

2007-04-19

ZyAIR G-302v3

Realtek 8185

ndiswrapper

No

Ndiswrapper works with the WinXP driver v1097 from realtek (NOT the Zyxel driver!)

2007-09-02

ZyAIR G-320

?

ndiswrapper

No

Ndiswrapper works, but refuses to do DHCP under hardy for me - static IP works

2009-02-24

Zyxel AG-320

?

ndiswrapper

No

Ndiswrapper works

2011-01-31

USB

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

AG-220

Atheros

zd1211rw

Yes

It is abg but on Ubuntu works only 802.11b/g(2.4 GHz) not 802.11a(5 GHz). On Windows works both 2.4&5 GHz.

2008-01-24

AG-225H

Zydas

?

No

Getting info from http://zd1211.ath.cx/, successfully installed with r52 and r52plus-2.4.0.0-1.patch from zd1211.ath.cx site (need to add vendor and product id to zdusb.c).

2006-02-10

G-270S

?

ndiswrapper

No

Download the winXp driver from zyxel web site and follow ndiswrapper wiki.

2007-09-17

ZyAir B-220

Zydas

zd1201

No

Driver available here(.deb)

2007-10-14

NWD-210N

rt2870 0586:3416

rt2870sta

No

self-compiled Ralink-driver for RT2870USB worked / modprobe rt2x00_usb loads the opensource-driver but is not being connected to the device.

2008-12-26

NWD2105

?

?

Yes

Works fine out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04.

2013-07-26

G-202

zd1211b

zd1211rw

Yes

Works flawlessly out of the box in Ubuntu 9.04 with WPA2

2009-10-5

G-202

zd1211b

zd1211rw

No

Works with Karmic, though link quality is not as good as Netgear WG-111.

2010-01-8

G-202

zd1211b

ndiswrapper

No

Ndiswrapper with the WinXP driver G-202_5.20 reports full speed in Natty but makes the system unstable.

2011-07-16

G-202

zd1211b

zd1211rw

Yes

Works out of the box in Natty with zd1211rw, downloading at 9.6 Mb/s (but reporting 1 Mb/s in system info). Speed increased after ndis was removed and zd1211rw modprobed.

2011-07-16


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