Realtek RTW88

Prolog

Support for Realtek's rtw88 driver. The driver should auto-load, if not try to load kldload if_rtw88.

FAQ

Currently known issue

Older problems (likely) fixed

Support Matrix

Which chipset was tested?

Card

PCI IDs

Current state

RTL8821CE

0x10ec/0xc821/0x1a3b/0x3040

Fails to load firmware (email: 21-09-08) -- likely fixed

RTL8821CE

0x10ec/0xc821/0x1a3b/0x3040

4G limit + packets https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-wireless/2022-April/000395.html

RTL8822BE

?/?/?/?

Fails to load firmware (email: 21-09-07)

RTL8822BE

0x10ec/0xb822/0x103c/0x831b

Works with less than 4G of RAM.

RTL8822CE

0x10ec/0xc822/0x1a3b/0x3750

Works with less than 4G of RAM???

RTL8822CE

0x10ec/0xc822/0x103c/0x85f7

4G limit + packets https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-wireless/2022-April/000379.html

RTL8822CE

Problems with 9.9.11 firmware supporting hw_scan (see PR mentioned below); with 9.9.10 starts to work if memory limited to 4G

Other possibly supported chipsets?

Card

PCI IDs

Current state

RTL8723DE

0x10ec/0xd723/????/????

11n only? No feedback yet.

PRs

USB Support

Contact

You can reach me at (bz at FreeBSD.ORG) or via the freebsd-wireless mailing list. If possible add "[rtw88]" to the subject. Let me kindly ask you to give me some time to reply and help; I am not doing this full-time but I will try to acknowledge your email as soon as I can.

To keep track and references to some problems or other significant changes during development / testing:

History


CategoryWiFi

WiFi/Rtw88 (last edited 2022-06-13T23:42:36+0000 by BjoernZeeb)