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The rtl8187 drivers provide support for some wireless chipsets from Realtek

Supported Chips

  • RTL8180 (PCI)
  • RTL8185 (PCI)
  • RTL8187 (USB)
  • RTL8187B (USB)

Unsupported Chips

  • RTL8187SE (0x10ec:0x8199 and 0x10ec:0x8185 REV_22): This device will work with rtl8187se (currently in drivers/staging/), which is the vendor driver converted to compile with a 2.6.29, or later, kernel. A mac80211 version of this kernel is being developed.

available devices

Product Chip USB Vendor
USB Product
Alfa AWUS036H RTL8187L 0x0bda 0x8187
AirLive WL-1600USB RTL8187L 0x1b75 0x8187
LevelOne WNC-0301USB v5 RTL8187B 0x0bda 0x8187 500mA
LevelOne WNC-0305USB RTL8187L 0x0bda 0x8187
NetGear WG111v2 RTL8187L 0x0846 0x6a00 500mA
NetGear WG111v3 RTL8187B 0x0846 0x4260




  • TODO

not working yet

  • TODO

not supported

  • TODO

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