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Introduction[edit]

This is useful to get on the internet and to transmit information around a network.


Network Adapters[edit]

There are a growing number of supported network interface card (nics)

  • 10 mbit/s (up to 10 meg broadband) rtl8029 3com900
  • 10/100 mbit/s (up to 100 meg broadband) 3com905 intelpro100 rtl8139 pcnet32 sis900 viarhine rhine nforce
  • 10/100/1000 mbit/s (over 100 meg broadband) rtl8169 e1000


The following specific chipsets and drivers are also available - use Tools/PCITool to confirm Vendor and Product IDs or in the case of USB, use Trident Gui in the Prefs drawer.

Please let us know any mistakes or any information to be added to this General Chat list AROS-Exec or here AROS World


rtl8029.device (1997-1999) ne2000 pci clone[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
RealTek RTL-8029as 0x10ec 0x8029 0x0 works
Winbond 89C940 and 89C940F untested
Compex RL2000 untested
KTI ET32P2 untested
NetVin NV5000SC (RTL8029as) 0x4a14 0x5000 0x00 works
Via 86C926 untested
SureCom NE34 untested
Holtek HT80232 untested
Holtek HT80229 untested
IMC EtherNic/PCI FO untested


etherlink3.device (1999-2001) 3com NIC driver[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
3com 3c590 590-TPO 10BaseT [Vortex] 10meg broadband 0x10b7 0x5900 0x untested
3c592 0x10b7 untested
3c595 100BaseTX [Vortex] 100Mb/s 0x10b7 0x5950 untested
3c595 100BaseT4 [Vortex] 0x10b7 0x5951 untested
3c595 100Base-MII [Vortex] 0x10b7 0x5952 untested
3cSOHO100-TX Hurricane 0x10b7 0x7646 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
3Com900-TPO 10BaseT [Boomerang] 10Meg broadband 0x10b7 0x9000 0x00 untested
3Com900-Combo 10Mbps Combo [Boomerang] 10Mbit/s 0x10b7 0x9001 0x00 untested
3Com900B-TPO Etherlink XL [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9004 0x00 untested
3Com900B-Combo Etherlink XL [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9005 0x0004 driver works
3Com900B-2/T Etherlink XL [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9006 0x00 untested
3Com900B-FL 10base-FL [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x900a 0x00 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
3c905 100BaseTX [Boomerang] 100meg broadband 0x10b7 0x9050 untested
3c905 100BaseT4 [Boomerang] 100Mb/s 0x10b7 0x9051 untested
3C905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL PCI 0x10b7 0x9054 untested
3c905B 100BaseTX [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9055 untested
3Com 3C905CX-TX-M 0x10b7 0x9055 0x0 Driver Works
3c905B-T4 Fast EtherLink XL [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9056 untested
3c905B Deluxe Etherlink 10/100/BNC [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9058 untested
3c905B-FX Fast Etherlink XL FX 100baseFx [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x905a untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
3Com 3C905-TX TX-M ETHERLINK XL DF63C905-TX 100Meg broadband 0x10b7 0x9200 0x0 driver works
3Com 3C905C-TX-M 3C905C-TXM 100Mb/s 0x10b7 0x9200 0x0 untested but could be the same one as above
3C920B-EMB Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller [Tornado] 0x10b7 0x9201 0x0 untested
3Com 3C920B-EMB-WNM Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller 0x10b7 0x9202 0x0 untested
3C920B-EMB-WNM Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller 0x10b7 0x9210 0x0 untested
3c980-TX Fast Etherlink XL Server Adapter [Cyclone] 0x10b7 0x9800 0x0 untested
3c980-C 10/100baseTX NIC [Python-T] 0x10b7 0x9805 0x0 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Ethernet/modem MiniPCI 0x10b7 0x6056 0x0 untested
(nForce2 MCP-T) AC101L (PHY) 2nd port untested

intelpro100.device (2001-2003) Intel PRO 100 series cards[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Intel EtherExpressPro100 100meg broadband 0x8086 0x1029 0x0 driver not tested
Intel EtherExpressPro100 100Mb/s 0x8086 0x1030 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82801CAM (ICH3) Chipset Ethernet Controller 0x8086 0x1031 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 VE eepro100-1032 Network Connection 0x8086 0x1032 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 VM eepro100-1033 Network Connection 0x8086 0x1033 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 VM eepro100-1034 Network Connection 0x8086 0x1034 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82801CAM (ICH3) Chipset Ethernet Controller 0x8086 0x1035 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82801CAM (ICH3) Chipset Ethernet Controller 0x8086 0x1036 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82801CAM (ICH3) Chipset Ethernet Controller 0x8086 0x1037 0x0 driver not tested
Intel Intel PRO/100 VM Network Connection 0x8086 0x1038 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO100 VE 82562ET 0x8086 0x1039 0x0 driver not tested
Intel Corporation 82559 InBusiness 10/100 0x8086 0x103a 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO100 VE 82562ETB 0x8086 0x103b 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 VM Network Connection 0x8086 0x103c 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 VE Network Connection 0x8086 0x103d 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 VM Network Connection 0x8086 0x103e 0x0 driver not tested
Intel PRO/100 M Mobile Connection 82551qm 0x8086 0x1059 0x0 driver not tested
Intel EtherExpressPro100 82559ER 0x8086 0x1209 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82865 EtherExpress PRO/100A 0x8086 0x1227 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82556 EtherExpress PRO/100 Smart 0x8086 0x1228 0x0 driver not tested
Intel EtherExpressPro100 eepro100 82559 0x8086 0x1229 0x09 fujitsu issue and does not work for Compaq Armada m700 PRO/100+
Intel EtherExpressPro100 82562EM 0x8086 0x2449 0x0003 works compaq issue
Intel 82562-1 based Fast Ethernet Connection 0x8086 0x2459 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82562-2 Fast Ethernet Connection 0x8086 0x245d 0x0 driver not tested
Intel 82562EZ Network Connection 0x8086 0x1050 0x0 driver not tested
Intel EtherExpress PRO/100 eepro100-5200 Intelligent Server 0x8086 0x5200 0x0 driver not tested
Intel EtherExpress PRO/100 eepro100-5201 Intelligent Server 0x8086 0x5201 0x0 driver not tested
82558EY (pro100) pci card 0x8086 0x1 0x0 driver not tested


e1000.device (2003-2005) Intel centrino laptops and i845/i865 mobos[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Intel 82542 0x8086 0x1000 untested
Intel 82543GC [Fiber] 0x8086 0x1001 untested
Intel 82543GC [Copper] 0x8086 0x1004 untested
Intel 82544EI [Copper] 0x8086 0x1008 untested
Intel 82544EI [Fiber] 0x8086 0x1009 untested
Intel 82544GC [Copper} 0x8086 0x100C untested
Intel 82544GC [LOM] 0x8086 0x100D not working
Intel 82540EM 0x8086 0x100E untested
Intel 82545EM [Copper] 0x8086 0x100F untested
Intel 82546EB [Copper] 0x8086 0x1010 untested
Intel 82545EM [Fiber] 0x8086 0x1011 untested
Intel 82546EB [Fiber] 0x8086 0x1012 untested
Intel 82541EI 0x8086 0x1013 untested
Intel 82541ER [LOM] 0x8086 0x1014 untested
Intel 82540EM [LOM] 0x8086 0x1015 untested - Gigabyte board 7NNXP second port
Intel 82540EP [LOM] 0x8086 0x1016 untested
Intel 82540EP 0x8086 0x1017 untested
Intel 82541EI [Mobile] 0x8086 0x1018 untested
Intel 82547EI 0x8086 0x1019 0x0000 not working on D865GLC mobo
Intel 82547EI [Mobile] 0x8086 0x101A untested
Intel 82546EB [Quad Copper] 0x8086 0x101D untested
Intel 82540EP [LP] 0x8086 0x101e 0x0003 untested on Thinkpad T41 laptop
Intel 82545GM [Copper] 0x8086 0x1026 untested
Intel 82545GM [Fiber] 0x8086 0x1027 untested
Intel 82545GM [Serdes] 0x8086 0x1028 untested
Intel 82547GI 0x8086 0x1075 untested
Intel 82541GI 0x8086 0x1076 untested
Intel 82541GI [Mobile] 0x8086 0x1077 untested
Intel 82541ER 0x8086 0x1078 untested
Intel 82546GB [Copper] 0x8086 0x1079 untested
Intel 82546GB [Fiber] 0x8086 0x107A untested
Intel 82546GB [Serdes] 0x8086 0x107B untested
Intel 82541GI [LF] 0x8086 0x107C untested
Intel 82546GB [PCI-e] 0x8086 0x108A untested
Intel 82546GB [Quad Copper] 0x8086 0x1099 untested
Intel 82546GB [Quad Copper KSP3] 0x8086 0x10B5 untested
VMWare 0x8086 0x works


rtl8139.device (1998-2007) (Realtek)[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
RealTek RTL8129 0x10ec 0x8129 0x0 untested
RealTek RTL8139 0x10ec 0x8138 0x0 untested
RealTek RTL8139A 0x10ec 0x8139 0x0010 / 0x0020 driver works Belkin F5D5000 (rev2000ed)
RealTek RTL8139B 0x10ec 0x8139 0x0 driver works
RealTek RTL8139C 0x10ec 0x8139 0x0001 driver works Belkin F509001 (MPX EN5038B) P/N 141211-427, Genius K023B016 Rev-A,
RealTek RTL8139C+ Re(4) 0x10ec 0x8139 0x0 not working
RealTek RTL8139D 0x10ec 0x8139 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Accton EN-1207D 0x1113 0x1211 0x0 driver works
Accton MPX5030 untested
Belkin F5D5000 works
D-Link DFE-528TX 0x1186 0x 0x0 untested
D-Link DFE-530TX+ (Plus version) 0x1186 0x 0x0 untested
D-Link DFE-538TX 0x1186 0x1300 0x0 untested
Level1 FPC-0106Tx 0x018a 0x0106 0x0 untested
Compaq HNE-300 0x018a 0x0106 0x0 untested
SMC1211TX untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
RTL8130 chip untested
RTL8100B 8100BL chip works


viarhine.device (2001-2005) some VIA pci cards and mobos[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
VT3042 Rhine 0x1106 0x3042 0x0 untested
VT3043 Rhine 0x1106 0x3043 0x0 untested
VT3065 - VT86C100 0x1106 0x0 0x0 untested
VT86C100A Rhine2 0x1106 0x6100 0x0 untested
VT6102 0x1106 0x3065 0x74,
0x51
works okay on VIA EPIA5000(VT6102) Does not work on VIA KM266/KL266
VT6103 0x1106 0x3065 0x74,
0x51
works Biostar motherboard (Dec 2004) - some issues
VT6103 on SIS mirage chipset 0x1106 0x6100 0x0 not working on shuttle xpc
VT6105 0x1106 0x3106 0x008b not working D-Link DFE 530TX (non plus version)
VT6105L Rhine3 (2004) 0x1106 0x3106 0x008b not working starts for a split second but then stops, most other times nothing at all
VT6105M Rhine3 0x1106 0x3053 0x0 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
P4M880 Pro + VT8237S (VT6103L) untested
PT880 Pro/Ultra + VT8237S untested


rhine.device (2001-2005) all VIA pci cards and mobos[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
VT3042 Rhine 0x1106 0x3042 0x0 untested
VT3043 Rhine 0x1106 0x3043 0x0 untested
VT3065 - VT86C100 0x1106 0x0 0x0 untested
VT86C100A Rhine2 0x1106 0x6100 0x0 untested
VT6102 0x1106 0x3065 0x74,
0x51
untested
VT6103 0x1106 0x3065 0x74,
0x51
untested
VT6103 on SIS mirage chipset 0x1106 0x6100 0x0 untested
VT6105 0x1106 0x3106 0x008b untested
VT6105L Rhine3 (2004) 0x1106 0x3106 0x008b untested
VT6105M Rhine3 0x1106 0x3053 0x0 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
P4M880 Pro + VT8237S (VT6103L) untested
PT880 Pro/Ultra + VT8237S untested


nforce.device (2002-2008) ethernet on old nForce2 motherboards[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
NVIDIA (MAC) rtl 8201BL (PHY) (nForce2 MCP) 0x10ec 0x 0x works
NVIDIA (MAC) rtl 8201BL (PHY) (nForce3 150) 0x10ec 0x 0x untested (RTL8201BL)
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
nForce3-250gb RTL 8201CL (PHY) 0x10ec 0x 0x no driver
nForce 4 0x10ec 0x 0x no driver
nForce 4 (RTL 8211B/8201N) 0x10de 0x03d0 no driver nForce4 chipset (hp media center pc)
Geforce 6150 nForce 430 Chipset 0x10de 0x03ef no driver (rtl8201C)
Geforce nForce 560 AMD AM2 (MCP51) 0x10de no driver
Geforce 7xxx nForce 720a Chipset 0x10de 0x0760 no driver (rtl8201C)
Geforce 7050 nForce 630a Chipset (MCP67) 0x10de 0x054c no driver (rtl8211C)
Geforce 9400 ION nForce Chipset (MCP79) 0x10de 0x0ab0 no driver (Acer Revo 3610)
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
VIA K8T890 no driver (rtl8201CL-LF)


sis900.device (2002-2005)[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
SIS900 0x1039 0x0900 0x90 works


rtl8169.device (2006-2011) netbooks and most recent mobos[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
D945GCLF single core atom 230 motherboard 0x10ec 0x8136 0x0002 works - RTL 8101 8102EL
RTL8168B/8111B RTL8168C/8111C RTL8168CP/8111CP RTL8168D/8111D RTL8168D(P)/8111D(P) 0x10ec 0x8168 0x0 works working atom 330 (iMica) - working ATI 785GM mobo - GA-X48-DQ6 (775 intel) -
PineTrail D410PT NM10 RTL8111DL motherboard 0x 0x 0x works
PineTrail D510 NM10 RTL8111DL motherboard 0x 0x 0x untested RTL8111D
Jetway NC98 D525 ION2 GT218 Vendor ID Product ID Revision untested RTL8111DL
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
ATI SB600 (RTL8xxx) 0x10ec untested
ATI SB700 (RTL8111/8168B) 0x10ec 0x8168 works
ATI SB710 (8112L) 0x10ec 0x8 works
ATI SB750 0x10ec 0x8 untested
AMD SB800 0x10ec 0x8 untested
AMD Hudson M1 (Zacate) 0x10ec 0x8 untested Asus E35M1-M PRO and E35MI-I Deluxe (8111E)
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Acer Aspire One netbook 8.9" AOA110(A110) and AOA150(A150) 0x10ec 0x8168 0x0 works
Dell mini 9 netbook - inspiron910 0x10ec 0x8168 0x0 untested
Lenovo S10-2 S10-3 netbook 0x10ec 0x8136 0x0002 works works
MSI Wind U90/U100 netbook 0x10ec 0x8168 0x0 untested
Samsung N130/N140 netbook untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Netgear GA311 card (rtl8169S) 0x10ec 0x8168 0x0 works newer pci card
Dynamode NC1000TX-G-LP (rtl8169S-64) untested pci card
Edimax EN-9235TX-3 (RTL8169SC) untested
Sweex LC101 works [1]
TP-Link TG-3269 (RTL8169SC) works with ver3.2 of pci card
Edimax EN-9260TX PCIe untested
TP-Link TG-3468 PCI-E works with earlier versions but untested with ver1.2 (RTL8168B chip)

pcnet32.device - works with QEMU/VMWare[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
PCnetPCI 79c970 0x1022 0x2420 0x0010 driver not tested
PCnetPCI II 79c970a 0x1022 0x2621 0x0010 driver not tested
PCnet 79c978 0x1022 0x2001 driver not tested
AMD Lance 0x1022 0x2625 driver not tested




Wireless Network Adapters[edit]

  • up to 10 meg broadband prism2
  • up to 54 meg broadband atheros5000 realtek8180
  • over 54 meg broadband ?
  • If your laptop is not lenovo/ibm/hp it will work without flashing bios of laptop and card.


prism2.device - primisil only 11mbit/s wireless[edit]

Untested but should work dumb Prism-II specific PCMCIA PCI adapters

PCMCIA to PCI PLX Technology 9050 or 9052 chip 
3Com AirConnect 3CRWE777A (3.3V), Addtron AWA-100, Belkin F5D6000 (a rebadged WL11000P), Eumitcom WL11000P, 
Global Sun Technology GL24110P (untested), Global Sun Technology GL24110P02, Linksys WDT11 (a rebadged GL24110P02), 
Longshine 8031, Netgear MA301, Siemens/Efficient Networks SpeedStream 1023, US Robotics 2415 (rebadged WL11000P) 

ALERT To use the newest driver WPA Support you may need to Winupdate the bios on the card. This can be done under Windows with this driver but should always be a last resort because things can go wrong.


NO support for Prism 2.5 pcmcia adapters

PCMCIA to PCI ricoh R5C475II chipset 
PCMCIA to PCI ene TI 4512? chipset - Lucent Technologies PCIPC PCIC1CR20 901501 Rev A 301620 PCI PCMCIA Adapter or Agere ORiNOCO PCI bus to PC Card adapter (aka the "swapbox") 

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
3Com Airconnect 3CRWE777A 802.11b 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested - PCMCIA in PCI adapter
Actiontec 802P125 0x1260 0x3873 0x0 untested
DLink DWL-520 Revision A PCI
DLink DWL-520 Revision B PCI
DLink DWL-520 Revision E or E1 PCI
Eumitcom WL 1100P 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Netgear MA311 0x0 0x0 0x0 works use setprism2defaults
Samsung SWL-2000P 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Samsung SWL-2100P 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Samsung SWL-2210P 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
SmallBig SBT-2100P 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Sweex LC 700010 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Z-Com Zcomax XI626 XI625 0x0 0x0 0x0 works
ZoomAir 4105 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Zyxel-Zyair B-300 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Actiontec 802MIP/802MI3B mini-PCI 0x1260 0x3873 0x0 untested
Accton WN3101A/WM3601A mini-PCI 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
DLink DWL122 USB 0x 0x 0x0 untested
Linksys WUSB11 USB 0x 0x 0x0
Netgear MA-111 USB 0x 0x 0x0
Unex UR012i USB 0x 0x 0x0
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Netgear WG511 v2 PCMCIA Cardbus Made in Taiwan = Prism 54 - Made in China = Marvell
     Card                                                 Chip         Bus
     ----------------------------------------------------------
     3Com AirConnect 3CRWE737A            Spectrum24   PCMCIA
     3Com AirConnect 3CRWE777A            Prism-2      PCI
     Acer Warplink USB-400                Prism-3      USB
     Actiontec HWC01170                   Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     Actiontec HWU01170                   Prism-3      USB
     Adaptec AWN-8030                     Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     Addtron AWA-100                      Prism-2      PCI
     Addtron AWP-100                      Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Agere ORiNOCO                        Hermes       PCMCIA
     AirVast WM168b                       Prism-3      USB
     AmbiCom WL1100C-CF                   Prism-3      CF
     Ambit WLAN                           Prism-3      USB
     Apacer Wireless Steno MB112          Prism-3      USB
     Apple Airport                        Hermes       macobio
     ARtem Onair                          Hermes       PCMCIA
     ASUS SpaceLink WL-100                Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     ASUS SpaceLink WL-110                Prism-2.5    CF
     ASUS WL-140                          Prism-3      USB
     Belkin F5D6020 (version 1 only)      Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Belkin F5D6001 (version 1 only)      Prism-2      PCI
     Belkin F5D6060 (version 1 only)      Prism-2.5    CF
     Buffalo AirStation                   Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Buffalo AirStation                   Prism-2      CF
     Cabletron RoamAbout                  Hermes       PCMCIA
     Compaq Agency NC5004                 Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Compaq W100                          Prism-3      USB
     Contec FLEXLAN/FX-DS110-PCC          Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Corega PCC-11                        Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Corega PCCA-11                       Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Corega PCCB-11                       Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Corega CGWLPCIA11                    Prism-2      PCI
     Corega WLUSB-11                      Prism-3      USB
     Corega WLUSB-11 Key                  Prism-3      USB
     D-Link DCF-660W                      Prism-2      CF
     D-Link DWL-120 (rev F)               Prism-3      USB
     D-Link DWL-122                       Prism-3      USB
     D-Link DWL-520 (rev A and B only)    Prism-2.5    PCI
     D-Link DWL-650 (rev A1-J3 only)      Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     ELSA XI300                           Prism-2      PCMCIA
     ELSA XI325                           Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     ELSA XI325H                          Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     ELSA XI800                           Prism-2      CF
     EMTAC A2424i                         Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Ericsson Wireless LAN CARD C11       Spectrum24   PCMCIA
     Gemtek WL-311                        Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     Hawking Technology WE110P            Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     I-O DATA WN-B11/PCM                  Prism-2      PCMCIA
     I-O DATA WN-B11/USB                  Prism-3      USB
     Intel PRO/Wireless 2011              Spectrum24   PCMCIA
     Intel PRO/Wireless 2011B             Prism-3      USB
     Intersil Prism II                    Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Intersil Mini PCI                    Prism-2.5    PCI
     Intersil ISL3872                     Prism-3      PCI
     Intersil Prism 2X                    Prism-3      USB
     JVC MP-XP7250                        Prism-3      USB
     Linksys WCF12                        Prism-3      CF
     Linksys Instant Wireless WPC11       Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Linksys Instant Wireless WPC11 2.5   Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     Linksys Instant Wireless WPC11 3.0   Prism-3      PCMCIA
     Linksys WUSB11 v3.0                  Prism-3      USB
     Linksys WUSB12                       Prism-3      USB
     Longshine 8301                       Prism-2      PCI
     Lucent WaveLAN                       Hermes       PCMCIA
     Melco WLI-USB-KB11                   Prism-3      USB
     Melco WLI-USB-KS11G                  Prism-3      USB
     Melco WLI-USB-S11                    Prism-3      USB
     Microsoft MN510                      Prism-3      USB
     Microsoft MN520                      Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     NANOSPEED ROOT-RZ2000                Prism-2      PCMCIA
     NDC/Sohoware NCP130                  Prism-2      PCI
     NEC CMZ-RT-WP                        Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Netgear MA111 (version 1 only)       Prism-3      USB
     Netgear MA311                        Prism-2.5    PCI
     Netgear MA401                        Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Netgear MA401RA                      Prism-2.5    PCMCIA
     Netgear MA701                        Prism-2.5    CF
     Nokia C020 Wireless LAN              Prism-I      PCMCIA
     Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN         Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Nortel E-mobility 211818-A           Spectrum24   PCI
     NTT-ME 11Mbps Wireless LAN           Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Pheenet WL-503IA                     Prism-3      USB
     Planex GW-NS11H                      Prism-3      PCMCIA
     Planex GW-US11H                      Prism-3      USB
     Pretec Compact WLAN OC-WLBXX-A       Prism-2.5    CF
     Proxim Harmony                       Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Proxim RangeLAN-DS                   Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Samsung MagicLAN SWL-2000N           Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Samsung MagicLAN SWL-2210P           Prism-2      PCI
     Senao NL-2511CF                      Prism-3      CF
     Senao NL-2511MP                      Prism-2.5    PCI
     Siemens SpeedStream SS1021           Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Siemens SpeedStream SS1022           Prism-3      USB
     Sitecom WL-022                       Prism-3      USB
     SMC 2632 EZ Connect                  Prism-2      PCMCIA
     Symbol Spectrum24                    Spectrum24   PCMCIA
     Symbol LA4123                        Spectrum24   PCI
     Syntax USB-400                       Prism-3      USB
     TDK LAK-CD011WL                      Prism-2      PCMCIA
     US Robotics 1120                     Prism-3      USB
     US Robotics 2410                     Prism-2      PCMCIA
     US Robotics 2445                     Prism-2      PCMCIA
     ViewSonic Airsync                    Prism-2.5    USB
     Z-Com XI-725/726                     Prism-2.5    USB
     Z-Com XI-735                         Prism-3      USB
     ZyXEL ZyAIR B-200                    Prism-3      USB


atheros5000.device 54mbit/s[edit]

For example, the chipset model AR5004x contains 1 AR5112 ROC(Radio on Chip) PHY and 1 AR5213 Processor/Controller MAC. The AR5213 chip sits in the middle between the AR5112 and the rest of the system, so the system only detects the AR5213, while the AR5213 handles the AR5112...


PCI (Desktop)[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AR500 802.11a model chipset 0x168c 0x0007 0x0 untested D-Link DWL-A520 (AR5210 MAC/AR PHY), untested (AR5210 MAC/AR5110 PHY),
AR5001A 802.11ab model chipset 0x168c 0x0012 0x0 untested (AR5111 chipset) - untested (AR5211 MAC/AR5111 PHY),
AR5001AP 0x168c 0x0012 0x0 no driver
AR5002AP-2X 802.11abg model 0x168c 0x0013 0x0 untested
AR5002AP-G 0x168c 0x0013 0x0 untested
AR5002AP-X 0x168c 0x0013 0x0 untested
AR5002G 802.11abg 0x168c 0x0013 0x0001 untested (AR MAC/AR2112 PHY) - untested TP-Link TL-WN551G rev1 (AR5212 MAC/AR PHY) - Trust SPEEDSHARE TURBO PRO (AR5212 MAC/AR PHY) - untested D-Link DWL-AG520 (AR5212/AR PHY), D-link RangeBooster G WDA-2320,
AR5004G model 0x168c 0x001a 0x0 untested TP-Link TL-WN560G (AR5213 MAC/AR2112 PHY) - untested IBM X31 FRU P/N: 39T0073, (AR5213A MAC/AR PHY),
AR5005G model chipset AR5BMB-43 0x168c 0x001a 0x01
  • works pci TL WN550G v1.5 (AR2413),
AR5005UG 0x168c 0x001b 0x0 no driver (AR2112 PHY/AR5523 MAC)
AR5005UX model 0x168c 0x001b 0x0 no driver (AR5112 PHY/AR5523 MAC)
AR5005VA 0x168c 0x001b 0x0 untested
AR5005VL 0x168c 0x001b 0x0 untested
AR5006AP-G 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
AR5006EG model 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
AR5006EX model 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested (AR2424 chipset)
AR5006G 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested (AR2315 chipset)
AR5006GS 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver (AR2316 chipset)
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AR5007EG 0x168c 0x001c 0x0 works
AR5007G model 0x168c 0x001d 0x01 works
  • pci TP-Link TL-WN350GD v1.0 (AR MAC/AR PHY) and ver1.2 ((AR MAC/AR PHY) 3dbi antenna but may need new bigger antenna if used in another room
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Atheros AR5007UG model 0x168c 0x001c 0x0 no driver - formerly Zydas zd1211b - usb based

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3Com 3CRDAG675
Airlink101 AWLH-4030 (works) 
Alfa AWPCI83
Alfa AWPCI16G
Alfa AWPCI36
AT&T 6500G
AT&T 6550G
Belkin F6D3000
Blitzz BWI715
Cisco PI21AG expensive
Compex WPE54G 
Corega CG-WLPCI54AG
DLink AirPlus G DWL-G510/RE Wireless G Desktop Adapter works 
DLink DWL-G510 rev B
DLink DWL-A520
DLink DWL-AB520
DLink DWL-G520 rev ? - other revisions did change to TI chipset
DLink DWL-AG520
DLink DWL-AG530
Edimax EW-7325Ig
Elecom LD-WL54G/PCI
Elecom LD-WL54AG/PCI
Elecom LD-WL5411A/B
EnGenius, Atheros 6th (untested) 
Eusso UGL2454-VPA
Farallon PN4032
Gigabyte GN-WPEAG
Global Sun GL 5054VP
Hama 00062782
Intel WPCI5000
I-O Data WN-AG/PCI
JAHT JWN-5108PCI
KCORP LifeStyle KLG-530
Lancom PCI-54ag
Lancom PCI-54a
LevelOne WNC-0300 rev?
Linksys WMP55AG expensive AR5212 0x0013 
Microtik 5G/ABM, 5G/ABG, 5G/ABG3, 5G/AGRC3, 5G/ABRK
NetGear HA311, WG311 v1, WAG311, WG311T
NETGEAR RangeMax WPN311 802.11g Desktop PCI card works
Olitec 000545
PheeNet WL-54PCIA
Planet WL-8310
Proxim 8482WD Gold
Proxim 8482JP Gold
Rapid Wave RapidLink 54
Roper RO80211GA-PCI
SMC SMC2512W-AG
SparkLAN WL-760A
SparkLAN WL-660GS
Sweex LW052 
Topcom 154
TP-Link TL-WN350G (AR2417)
TP-Link TL-WN350GD (AR? rev1.0) (AR2417 rev1.2) 
TP-Link TL-WN550G (AR2417) TL-WN551G rev1 AR5212 ? V1.5 (802.11b/g)
TP-Link TL-WN560G
TP-Link TL-WN650G WN651G (rev1 AR5212) (ver:1.4 AR2414A) (ver:1.5 AR5001X+)
TP-Link TL-WR851N (AR5416+AR2122) 
TRENDnet TEW-443PI
TRENDnet TEW-503PI
Trust 13645, SpeedShare Turbo Pro, 
X-Micro XWL-11GCAG
ZYxel G-302 v2 (unknown), G-360 v2 (not working) 

PCI Express (Desktop)[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AzureWave AW-GE870 untested AR2425

AzureWave 


Mini PCI (Laptop)[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AR5001X 802.11ab model 0x168c 0x0013 0x0 untested (AR5211 MAC/AR5111 PHY), untested (AR5211 MAC/AR2111 PHY),
AR5001X+ 802.11ab model 0x168c 0x0013 0x0 untested (AR5212 MAC/AR5111 PHY) - untested Toshiba A130 series laptop mini-pci, untested (AR5212 MAC/AR2111 PHY) can be found in a few IBM thinkpad T4x
AR5002X+ model 802.11g 0x168c 0x0013 0x0 untested (AR5212 MAC/AR5112 PHY), untested (AR5212 MAC/AR5112 PHY), untested (AR5212 MAC/AR2112 PHY),
AR5004X+ 0x168c 0x001a 0x0 untested Gigabyte GN-WIAG01 mini PCI, (AR5112 PHY/AR5213 MAC), untested (AR5213 MAC/AR2112 PHY),
AR5005G model chipset AR5BMB-43 0x168c 0x001a 0x01
  • not working AR2413 mini-pci, AR5005G AR5BMB5 AR2413A,
  • untested are Sweex LW052 (AR2413A chip), EnGenius EMP-3602 mini-PCI (AR ), SparkLan WMIA-165GH (AR2413), Foxconn T60N874,
AR5005GS AR5BMB5 0x168c 0x001b 0x0 untested TP-Link TL-WN660G mini-PCI (AR2414 chip), Edimax EW-7325IG (AR2414A), Gigabyte GN-WIAG02 mini-pci,
AR5006X 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested (AR5413 chipset) AR5413/AR5414 single-chip
AR5006XS model chipset 0x168c 0x001b 0x0001 untested TP-Link TL-WN662AG (AR5414 chip), SparkLAN WMIA-166AG miniPCI, mini-PCI) - JJPlus UR9 JA25MPC miniPCI (AR5414 chip),
AR5007 model 0x 0x 0x untested
  • half size mini pci SparkLAN WMIA-167 (AR2417 MAC/AR PHY),
TP-Link TL-WN650G WN651G (rev1 AR5212) (ver:1.4 AR2414A) (ver:1.5 AR5001X+) 0x168c 0x0013 0x0001 untested mini-PCI untested (AR MAC/AR PHY),
Wistron NET-WL-CM9 WNC-CM9 Mini PCI (AR5213) WNC CM11-HP (AR5214A) untested mini-PCI
Foxconn T60H976 untested mini-PCI
Mikrotik R52 R52H Mini PCI (AR5214) untested mini-PCI
Ubiquiti Networks SR2 UB5 XR2 XR5 Mini PCI (AR5214) untested mini-PCI


Senao NMP-3601 mini PCI, 
Toshiba PA3363E-1MPC mini PCI, 


Mini PCI-E pci express (Laptop)[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AR5006EG model 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested AzureWave AW-GE740, ALPS ASKEY mini PCIe (AR2423a chipset AR5BXB61), Toshiba SP 105 135, HCL L21, Packard Bell EasyNote MX52, Asus F2Hf series F2Hf-5A025, Toshiba Satellite M115 pa305,
AR5001 mini PCI-e 0x168c 0x001c 0x0001 works Acer Aspire A110 A150 (ZG5) (Foxconn 0xe008), works eeePC 900 700 AR5BXB63, Acer Revo nettop 3600 3610
AR5007EG 0x168c 0x001c 0x0 works
AR5BXB6 0x 0x 0x0 untested - IBM mini pci-e (AR5424 chip), untested (AR MAC/AR PHY),
AR5BXB62

AR5BXB63



realtek8180.device G based RTL8187B USB - 54mbit/s[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Azurewave AW-GU210 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested
Belkin Components F5D7050 G version 2 Model 5 0x050D 0x705E 0x0 untested only a certain later version
Encore ENUWI-G2
Linksys WUSB54GC v2 WUSBUSB54GC-EU (8187B) 0x1737 0x0073 0x0 untested
NetGear WG111v3 rtl8187B 0x0846 0x4260 0x0 works
Rosewill RNX-G1W
SITECOM WL-168 v1 0x0DF6 0x0028 0x0 untested
SITECOM ? 0x0DF6 0x0029 0x0 untested
SURECOM EP-9001-g 0x0769 0x11F2 0x0 untested
Thomson Broadband UK (2007) TG123g rtl8187B usb stick 0x0bda 0x8189 0x0200 untested
Trendnet TEW-242UB
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Azurewave aw-gu702 mini pci-e card 0x0 0x0 0x0 untested inside some everex cloudbook?
Gateway MA7, mt6707 ml6230 ML6720 RTL8187B mini PCIe card 0x0bda 0x8189 0x0 untested
Toshiba EQUIUM L40-14N, L40-17M, A200-1V0, A210-19Z, U400 and SATELLITE PRO L300, L300D, L350, P300 Laptop (8187B) mini PCIe 0x0BDA 0x8197 0x0200 untested
Realtek (ADVENT 9115, 9315, 9415, 5302, 7204 K1301P and E-System 1201, 1412 mini pcie card) 0x0bda 0x8198 0x0200 untested
Realtek (Packard Bell Easynote SJ51) mini PCIe 0x0bda 0x8199 0x0200 untested


Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Azurewave AW-GU210 (8187l usb stick)
Thomson TG123g (rtl8187l)
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Abocom 8187L + RL8225 external antenna 0x13D1 0xABE6 0x0100 no driver
Alfa AWUS036E external antenna 0x0bda 0x8187 0x0100 no driver
Alfa AWUS036H 8187L 1000mW 8dbi external antenna 0x0bda 0x8187 0x0100 no driver
ARGtek STARbase, Rocket, Palm, Stick 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Azurewave AW-GA800BT (RTL8187L chipset) 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
BlueProton GSKY-link GS27-USB50 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
BlueProton GSKY-link GS27-USB70 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Cameo WLG-1502 rev B1 or B2 (8187L) 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Dick Smith Electronics 8187L + RL8225 0x1371 0x9401 0x0100 no driver
Digitus DN-7003GS 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Edup EP-6505
Edup EP-6506
Kasens 5000G ????mW 0x0bda 0x8187 0x0 no driver with 8in 10dbi antenna
Kasens KS-1800GL 1800mW external antenna 0x0bda 0x8187 0x0 no driver with 10dbi dish antenna. It freezes Poseidon/Trident.
Logitech 8187L + RL8225 0x0789 0x010C 0x0100 no driver
Netgear WG111v2 rtl8187L 0x0846 0x6A00 0x0 no driver
QCom ROK500 (8187L) 0x18E8 0x6232 0x0100 no driver
RokAir ROK500 (8187L) 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
SignalKing 1500mW 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
SkyCity 1800mW High Power 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Sitecom 8187L + RL8225 0x0DF6 0x000D 0x0100 no driver
Sphairon Access Systems GmbH 8187L + RL8225 0x114b 0x0150 0x0100 no driver
Surecom 8187L + RL8225 0x0769 0x11F2 0x0100 no driver
Trendnet USB 8187L 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Realtek 8187L + RL8225 0x0BDA 0x8187 0x0200 no driver


Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
8178SE mini pcie 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
8178SE mini pci-e 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Asus eee pc 900HD 8178SE Netbook mini PCI Express 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
MSI Wind U100 Advent 4123 Netbook 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver 8187SE
PalmOne Wi-Fi SD card (8187SE) 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
8178SE 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Unknown rtl8191s WLAN Adapter 0x0bda 0x8172 2.00 Detected but not working



Wireless Routers[edit]

Brand Model Revision DHCP Static Opinion
Belkin F5D7633-4 no DHCP works IP set to ADSL wireless router
Edimax BR6204Wg works with IP up to 54meg via Cable or DSL
Dlink DWL 3200AP DHCP (manual IP) 192.168.0.50 works no crashes up to 54/108meg
Digitus MIMO wireless LAN broadband router, 802.11g, DN-7049 works
D-LINK Dir-615 D1, D2 and ?? Maybe works here but many others have issues with other revisions 300meg wifi cable ADSL router
Dynamode BR-6004 W-G1 DHCP works with IP up to 54meg 802.11g cable DSL router
Fritz!Box router 2009 don't get a proper IP address using DHCP No
Linksys works sets up via DHCP Yes
Netgear DG834G V1 works
Sky Router 2010 Netgear DG834GT works firmware locked ADSL/2/2+ Modem/Router
Brand Model Revision DHCP Static Opinion
Netgear VMDG480 (Virgin Superhub 2011) works works internal IP 192.168.0.1 thin upright box docsis 3.0 cable modem only for wired and wireless



Wireless Bridges[edit]

You don't need a driver for a wireless bridge, but you do need one for your ethernet card.

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Asus WL-500g (via DD-WRT) 0x 0x untested
some Buffalo WHR-HP and WHR-G54 (via DD-WRT) 0x 0x untested
D-Link DIR-300 (via WW-DRT) 0x 0x untested
D-Link 802.11g Wireless Bridge DWL-G810 0x 0x untested
D-Link Antenna Wireless Bridge ANT24-0801 0x 0x untested
D-Link DAP-1160 0x 0x untested
DLink DAP-1522 Access Point (AP) and Bridge 0x 0x untested use 5Ghz or 2.4Ghz and can also be set to be an AP or a Bridge
Linksys WET11 Wireless B Bridge 0x 0x untested
0x 0x untested
Linksys WRT54G running DD-WRT 0x 0x untested
0x 0x untested




NOT NOT NOT Working Hardware or NO NO NO support[edit]

Broadcom tigon3 tg3[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
BCM4401, 5781, 5786, 5787, 5788, 5789
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
5702
BCM95705 Dell D600, Dell D800,
BCM5751 BCM95751M NetXtreme Dell D610,
BCM5752KFBG 5752, 5753, Dell D420, Dell D520, Dell D620, Dell D820,
BCM5754, Dell D810,
BCM5755m, 5756, Dell D630,
5761, 5764,
5782,
BCM57760, 57761, 57765
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
NetLink BCM5906M IdeaPad S9 S9e(3G) S10 S10e(3G)
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
5700, 5701, 5703, 5704,
5714, 5715, 5717, 5718, 5719,
5720, 5721, 5722, 5723,
5780
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
5784, 5785, 57780, 57781, 57785, 57785x, 57788, 57790, 57791, 57795




Misc Wireless[edit]

WiFiDirect.device future replacement of Bluetooth[edit]

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Atheros 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Broadcom 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Intel 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
Ralink 0x1814 0x0 0x0 no driver
Realtek 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver

ath9k.device Atheros AR5008 AR9001 AR9002 AR9003 Ar9004 150mbit/s

Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Netgear WNA1100 USB 0x0846 0x9030 0x0 no driver
Netgear WNDA3200 USB 0x0846 0x9018 0x0 no driver
TP-Link TL-WN322G v3 TL-WN422G v2 USB 0x0cf3 0x1006 0x0 no driver
TP-Link TL-WN721N TL-WN722N USB 0x0cf3 0x9271 0x0 no driver
TP-Link TL-WN821N v1 AR928x no driver
TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 Atheros AR9001U AR9170 chipset no driver
TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 AR7010+AR9287 no driver
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AR5008 802.11n model PCI 0x168c 0x0023 0x0 no driver - D-Link DWA-547 (AR5416 chipset) -
AR5008X mini pci-e 0x168c 0x002 0x0 no driver - D-Link DWA-552 (AR5416/AR5133 chipset) -
TP-Link TL-WN781ND no driver
no driver
AR2427 (eeePC 1001 1005) 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver
AR928X 0x1969 0x no driver
AR9285 0x0 0x0 0x0 no driver Lenovo S10-3, Asus Eee PC 1005PEB
Toshiba A215 series laptops (AR5BXB72) no driver mini-PCI
HP Pavilion G50 series laptops (AR5BXB92) no driver mini-PCI


realtek.device 819x 802.11n - 150mbit

the 8192 (not rtl8192) for the early versions 
the r8712u module (8192SU) is the replacement for the rtl8192CU module as of Nov. 2012
the 8188eus for the latest versions 
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
Sky Link SL-1501N mini rtl 8188su RTL8188S no driver
Belkin Components F5D8053 ver.6001 0x050D 0x815F 0x0 no driver
Belkin Components F7D1101 v1 no driver
TP-Link TL-WN723N v1 (RTL8188SU) 0x0bda 0x8176 no driver
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
AirLink101 AWLL5088
Asus USB-N10 0x0b06 0x1786 0x no driver
Belkin F7D1102 050d:1102
Comfast WU710N RTL8188CUS rtl8192cu no driver
DLink DWA-121 2001:3308
D-Link DWA-131 USB Nano 0x07d1 0x3303 no driver
Dynamode WL-700N-XS 11n no driver WL-700N-RXS is RaLink chipset
Edimax EW-7811Un 150 Mbps Wireless 11n Nano Size USB Adapter V1.0A 0x7392 0x7811 0200 no driver
Edup ep-n8508 rtl 8188cus 0x0bda 0x8176 2.00 no driver
Edup ep-n8508gs Golden rtl 8188cus 0x0bda 0x8176 2.00 no driver
Guillemot Hercules HWNUp-150 06f8:e033
Micronet SP907NS
Netgear WNA1000M 0846:9041
PLANEX GW-USNano2 GW-USValue-EZ 2019:ab2a
Tenda N150 Nano 8188cus no driver
TP-Link TL-WN723N v2 V2.2, TL-WN725N v1, (RTL8188CUS) 802.11n WLan Adapter 0x0BDA 0x8176 0200 no driver
Trendnet TEW-648UBM TEW648UBM 20f4:648b
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
rtl 8192su
EDUP EP-N1528 rtl8192su
Description Vendor ID Product ID Revision Opinion
no driver
TP-Link TL-WN723N v3 TL-WN725N v2 8188eu driver no driver