Bug 248235 - rtw88: RTL8822CE 802.11ac PCIe support (WIP)
Summary: rtw88: RTL8822CE 802.11ac PCIe support (WIP)
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: wireless (show other bugs)
Version: 12.1-STABLE
Hardware: amd64 Any
: Normal Affects Many People
Assignee: Bjoern A. Zeeb
URL:
Keywords: feature, needs-patch
: 247495 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: 247495
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Reported: 2020-07-24 03:22 UTC by Miguel Gocobachi
Modified: 2021-10-24 07:21 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

See Also:
koobs: mfc-stable12?


Attachments
hardware details for Xiaomi Redmibook 14 II (7.18 KB, text/plain)
2020-07-24 03:22 UTC, Miguel Gocobachi
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Description Miguel Gocobachi 2020-07-24 03:22:29 UTC
Created attachment 216735 [details]
hardware details for Xiaomi Redmibook 14 II

hi guys, I wonder if there is some plan to add the drivers for this wifi card, or if I can help somehow I may need directions. I attached the hardware information using pciconf -lv. Thank you.
Comment 1 Bjoern A. Zeeb freebsd_committer 2020-07-24 16:21:10 UTC
Hi,

I have a part-done driver based on the Intel wireless work I am doing using the linuxkpi framework.

I would hope that once the Intel work is done most infrastructure is implemented and it'll be at most a few days to have rtw88 work well as well.

Currently PCI attach and firmware loading works and then it panics due to some unimplemented memory bit.  I only spent less than a day on it so far to get to this.

So yes, there is a plan.  It'll be a while however before anything real materialises.
Comment 2 Kubilay Kocak freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2020-07-31 03:15:38 UTC
@Bjoern Possible to get the WIP code up in a public place somewhere?

Might encourage potential contributors to play with it and get involved.

Also, will/does/might your WIP work cover RTL8821CE (bug 247495) ?
Comment 3 Bjoern A. Zeeb freebsd_committer 2020-07-31 11:29:29 UTC
(In reply to Kubilay Kocak from comment #2)

I'll share code as soon as it makes sense for people to test something.
As I stated it does depend on other work being done/finished first.
Comment 4 Mariusz 2021-03-21 14:18:03 UTC
Hi. Is there any progress on the driver?
Comment 5 Daniel Pérez 2021-06-14 10:23:13 UTC
Hello, 
I am also looking forward to progress on this driver.
Comment 6 Bjoern A. Zeeb freebsd_committer 2021-08-18 10:32:02 UTC
Please keep an eye on freebsd-wireless in the next week or so.
Comment 7 Bjoern A. Zeeb freebsd_committer 2021-08-18 10:34:02 UTC
*** Bug 247495 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 lyhokia 2021-09-04 11:45:34 UTC
My computer also uses this card, hope it'll work soon :D
Comment 9 Bjoern A. Zeeb freebsd_committer 2021-09-06 18:39:24 UTC
Hello everyone,

if you feel like giving things an early try this includes the first snapshot of the driver:

https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-wireless/2021-September/000068.html

I am currently mostly AFK for the next 10 days to 2 weeks but will welcome feedback anyway and it'll help to focus once I am back.
Comment 10 scardracs (Marco Scardovi) 2021-10-24 07:21:08 UTC
Hi there, any news? I have a RTL8821CE WiFi/BT chipset and still waiting for some love on it
Comment 11 scardracs (Marco Scardovi) 2021-10-24 07:21:22 UTC
Hi there, any news? I have a RTL8821CE WiFi/BT chipset and still waiting for some love on it