Bug 247495 - Add support for RTL8821CE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
Summary: Add support for RTL8821CE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: wireless (show other bugs)
Version: CURRENT
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: freebsd-wireless (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-06-23 08:22 UTC by Andrey P.
Modified: 2020-06-24 21:06 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Andrey P. 2020-06-23 08:22:29 UTC
Please add support for RTL8821CE wireless PCIe card if possible.

Support for this device is critical to conquer market of desktops since this device is 11th most popular card this year after QCA9377, AR9285, AR9485, QCA9565, Intel 8265, Intel 7260, Intel 7265, BCM4313, Intel 9560 and Cannon Point-LP CNVi: https://linux-hardware.org/?view=net_model&search=wireless&period=-2

Thank you.
Comment 1 vidwer+fbsdbugs 2020-06-23 09:44:18 UTC
You should be (made) aware that, depending on where you obtain source code for this chipset from, _possibly_ an incompatible license applies.

See https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new/blob/rtw88/rtw8821ce.c versus https://github.com/RangeeGmbH/rtl8821ce/blob/master/include/rtl8821ce_hal.h