NOTE: this page is for archival only, see the note at the end of the page.


  • rtl8192ce is a PCI-E driver for RTL8192CE/RTL8188CE devices.

  • rtl8192cu is a USB driver for RTL8192CU/RTL8188CU devices.

  • rtl8192de is a PCI-E driver for RTL8192DE/RTL8188DE devices.

  • rtl8192se is a PCI-E driver for RTL8192SE/RTL8191SE devices.

staging drivers

  • r8192e_pci is a PCI-E driver for RTL8192E devices.

  • r8712u is a USB driver for RTL8712U/RTL8192SU devices.

  • r8192u_usb is a USB driver for RTL8192U devices.

They are included in the staging tree at linux-2.6/drivers/staging and they are NOT supported by linux-wireless developers or mailing list. Instead ask for support in or to the maintainers, Greg Kroah-Hartman < > Larry Finger <>.

UPDATE: 22.10.2010

The r8192s_usb driver has been dropped in favor of r8712u, as this;a=commit;h=2865d42c78a9121caad52cb02d1fbb7f5cdbc4ef.

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