HCL-Network (old)

This Page is for historic reference only. It contain the Hardware Compatibility List from before IPFire 2.13. Here is the latest Network HCL.


LAN-Card name mbit ID Loaded Modules/Drivers tested with Core Notes
3C900B-Combo Etherlink XL [Cyclone] (rev 04) 10 10b7:9005 3c59x
3c900B-TPO Etherlink XL [Cyclone] (rev 04) 10 10b7:9004 3c59x
3C905 100BaseTX [Boomerang] 100 10b7:9050 3c59x
3C905B 100mbit [Cyclone] (rev 64) 100 10b7:9055 3c59x
3C905B Deluxe Etherlink 10/100/BNC [Cyclone] 100 10b7:9058 3c59x
3C940 10/100/1000Base-T [Marvell] (rev 12) 1000 10b7:1700 skge
3CR990-TX-97 [Typhoon 168-bit] (rev 02) 100 10b7:9903 typhoon AES Hardware not supported
3C905C-TX/TX-M[Tornado] (rev 78) 100 10b7:9200 3c59x
3C920B-EMB Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller [Tornado] (rev 40) 100 10b7:9201 3c59x
3CCFE575CT 100mbit 100 xxxx:xxxx 3c59x unstable, caused Kernel Panik
Accton Technology Corporation EN-1216 Ethernet Adapter (rev 11) 100 1113:1216 tulip
Adaptec ANA620xx/ANA69011A (rev 03) 100 9005:6915 starfire PCI-X Dualport NIC both ports working with regular PCI-Slot
Attansic Technology Corp. AR8132 L1c Ethernet Adapter (rev c0) 100 1969:1062 atl1c Foreseen on core34
Attansic Technology Corp. L2 100 Mbit Ethernet Adapter (rev a0) 100 1969:2048 atl2
Broadcom Corporation
Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5701 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 15) 1000 14e4:1645 tg3
Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5751M Gigabit Ethernet PCI-Express (rev 11) 1000 14e4:167d tg3
Broadcom NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI-Express (rev 11) 100 14e4:1713 tg3
Broadcom BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02) 100 14e4:170c ssb/b44
DGE-528T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (rev 10) 1000 1186:4300 r8169
DFE-530TX Ethernet Adapter (rev A) 100 1106:3065 via-rhine no VLAN support
DFE-528TX Ethernet Adapter (rev 10) 100 1186:1300 8139too
Davicom Semiconductor Inc.
21x4x DEC-Tulip compatible 10/100 Ethernet (rev 31) 100 1282:9102 tulip
EP-4203DL 1000 10ec:8169 r8169
HP-Hewlett Packard
NC7170 Dual 1000T (PCI-X 64)(rev01) 1000 8086:1010 r8169 e1000
IC Plus Corp
IP1000 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 41) 1000 13f0:1023 ipg
82557/8/9/0/1 Ethernet Pro 100 (rev 05) 100 8086:1229 e100
82557/8/9/0/1 Ethernet Pro 100 (rev 08) 100 8086:1229 e100
82540EM Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 02) 1000 8086:100e e1000
82541PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 05) 1000 8086:107c e1000
82545GM Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 04) 1000 8086:1026 e1000
82547EI Gigabit Ethernet Controller 1000 8086:1019 e1000
82557/8/9/0/1 Ethernet Pro 100 (rev 02) 100 8086:1229 e100
82574L Gigabit Network Connection 1000 8086:10d3 e1000e
82546EB Dual Gigabit Network Connection 1000 8086:1010 e1000
82571EB Dual Gigabit Network Connection 1000 8086:105E e1000
82562ET/EZ/GT/GZ - PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller Mobile (rev 01) 100 8086:1068 e100 card is very stable
82801DB PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller (rev 82) 100 8086:1039 e100
Marvell Technology
88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet (rev 13) 100 11ab:4354 sky2
88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet (rev 20) 1000 11ab:4362 sky2
88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12) 1000 11ab:4364 sky2
DP83815 (MacPhyter) Ethernet Controller 100 100b:0020 natsemi PC-Engines WRAP
nVidia nForce (rev c1) 100 10de:01c3 forcedeth
nVidia MCP 67 ? 10de:054c forcedeth
nVidia MCP 73 1000 10de:07dc forcedeth
nVidia nForce2 Ethernet Controller (rev a1) 100 10de:0066 forcedeth
RTL-8029(AS) 10 10ec:8029 ne2k-pci
RTL-8101E PCI Express Fast Ethernet (rev 02) 100 10ec:8136 r8169
RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10) 100 10ec:8139 8139too
RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 10) 1000 10ec:8167 r8169
RTL-8169 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 10) 1000 10ec:8169 r8169
RTL-8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 02) 1000 10ec:8168 r8169
RTL-8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03) 1000 10ec:8168 r8169
SiS / Silicon Integrated Systems
SIS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 02) 100 1039:0900 sis900
SIS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 91) 100 1039:0900 sis900
Sundance Technology IC Plus IP100A(Model No. TF-3200) (rev 31) 100 13f0:0200 sundance
VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 78) 100 1106:3065 via-rhine no VLAN support
VT6105 [Rhine-III] (rev 86) 100 1106:3106 via-rhine no VLAN support
VT86C100A [Rhine] (rev 06) 100 1106:3043 via-rhine

USB LAN-Dongle

LAN-Card name Typ ID Loaded Modules/Drivers tested with Core Notes
ADMtek, Inc AN8515 Ethernet (Pegasus II) 100/USB2.0 07a6:8515 pegasus
ASIX Electronics Corp. AX88772 100/USB2.0 0b95:7729 asix
Linksys USB200M 10/100 Ethernet Adapter 100/USB2.0 13b1:0018 asix
Plugable USB2-E1000 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 1000/USB2.0 0b95:1780 asix IPFire 2.13 & 3.x Only!
MosChip Semiconductor 7830 100/USB2.0 9710:7830 mcs7830 56
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8150 100/USB2.0 0bda:8150 rtl8150
Silicom U2E 10/USB1.1 1485:0001 kaweth 4 Mbit/s only
Motorola BCS USB Cable Modem 10/USB1.1 07b2:5121 rndis_host 4 MBit/s only
D-Link DUB-E100 100/USB2.0 2001:3c05 asix
Apple, Inc. 100/USB2.0 05ac:1402 asix Apple USB Ethernet Adapter (for MacBookAir)
Kontron (Industrial Computer Source / ICS Advent) 100/USB2.0 0fe6:8101 dm9601 51 Davicom DM9601
Kontron DM9601 Fast Ethernet Adapter 100/USB1.1 0fe6:8101 dm9601 51 only ca. 8 MBit/s


LAN-Card name ID Loaded Modules/Drivers tested with Core Notes
Atheros Communications Inc.
AR5212/AR5213 Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor (rev 01) 168c:0013 ath_pci oder ath5k
AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01) 168c:001a ath_pci oder ath5k
AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01) 168c:001c ath_pci oder ath5k
Atheros Communications Inc. AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) - TL-WN951n 168c:0023 ath9k 802.11n ~25Mbit
Atheros Communications Inc. AR5413 802.11abg NIC (rev 01) 168c:001b ath_pci oder ath5k
Atheros Communications Inc. AR5414 802.11abg NIC (rev 01) 168c:001b ath_pci oder ath5k recognized as Atheros AR5413
Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 802.11bgn NIC (rev 01) 168c:002b ath9k 34
Atheros Communications Inc. AR928x (AR9280) 802.11abgn NIC (rev 01) 168c:002a ath9k
Broadcom Corporation
Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) 14e4:4315 ssb/b43 needs Firmware/DMA hangup after a time
D-Link DWL-G510 Wireless G Desktop Adapter 1814:0302 rt61pci
D-Link DWL-G520 Wireless G Desktop Adapter 168c:0013 ath5k 802.11a,b,g - AirPlus XtremeG
D-Link DWA-547 Wireless N Desktop Adapter 168c:0023 ath9k 52 look at Atheros AR5008
Intersil Corporation Prism 2.5 Wavelan chipset (rev 01) 1260:3873 hostap_pci since hostapd_0.6.9-16, orinoco_pci must be blacklisted. (echo "blacklist orinoco_pci" > /etc/modprobe.d/orinoco)
Marvell 88w8335 [Libertas] 802.11b/g Wireless (rev 03) 11ab:1faa - no driver available
RT2400 / RT2460 802.11b miniPCI 1814:0101 rt2400pci
RT2500 802.11g Cardbus/mini-PCI (rev 01) 1814:0201 rt2500pci
RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI 1814:0301 rt61pci 39
RT2800 802.11n PCI 1814:0601 rt2800pci
TL-WN551G 54MBit Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01) 168c:001a ath5k activity LEDs don't work
TL-WN951N 300M Wireless LAN PCI Adapter, 802.11 b/g/n (AR5008) 168C:0023 ath9k look at Atheros AR5008; activity LEDs don't work

mPCI/mPCIe WLAN-Karten

LAN-Card name ID Loaded Modules/Drivers tested with Core Notes
Atheros Communications Inc.
Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) - DWL-G650 - miniPCI 168c:0013 ath5k 802.11a,b,g - AirPlus XtremeG
Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter PCI Express (rev 01) 168c:002b ath9k 57 stable
Sparklan WPEA-110N 802.11a/b/g/n mPCIe Atheros AR9280 ath9k
Sparklan WPEA-121N, Modul, Mini-PCIe, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, 300 MBIT, Atheros AR9382 ath9k must be used with 2 antennas; replacement for WPEA-110N and WPEA-111N
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] (rev 05) 8086:4220 ipw2200 not supported by hostapd
Intel PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron] (rev 61) 8086:4229 iwl4965 not supported by hostapd
RT3090 IEEE802.11a/b/g/n Wireless Lan mPCIe rt3090sta only as Client
RTL-8185 IEEE802.11a/b/g Wireless Lan (rev 20) 10ec:8185 rtl8180 not supported by hostapd
RTL-8187SE IEEE802.11b/g Wireless Lan - rtl8187 no driver available
RTL-8192 IEEE802.11b/g/n Wireless Lan (rev 01) 10ec:8191 - no driver available
SR71-E mPCIe (rev 01) 802.11 a/b/g/n (300 MBit/s - MIMO) (AR928X) 168c:002a ath9k high power card 400mW / 130Mbit, shown as 501mW /27dBm


LAN-Card name ID Loaded Modules/Drivers tested with Core Notes
ASUSTek Computer, Inc.
Azurwave 802.11n Network Adapter 0b05:1742 Ralink rt2800usb unstable
AVM Fritz! WLAN USB 057c:62ff - no driver available
AirStation WLI-U2-SG54HG 0411:00F4 Ralink rt73usb
D-Link DWL-G122 Wireless USB Adapter 07d1:3c03 Ralink rt73usb
D-Link DWA-140 Wireless USB Adapter 07d1:3c0a Ralink rt2800usb 56-57 stable
Draytek Vigor N61 (Ralink rt2870) 14b2:3c25 Ralink rt2800usb 56 unstable
EW-7711UTn nLite Wireless Adapter [Ralink RT2870] 7392:7711 Ralink rt2800usb unstable
LogiLink WL0049A (Ralink rt2870) 148f:3070 Ralink rt2800usb 55 unstable
Marvell 88W8338 USB2 (ZIO X7) 1286:1fab - no driver available
Netgear WN111v2 (AR9001U) 0846:9001 carl9170 blacklist ar9170usb and copy Firmware carl9170-1.fw to /lib/firmware kopieren
NetGear, Inc. WG111v3 54 Mbps Wireless [realtek RTL8187B] 0846:4260 rtl8187 65
TL-WN321G 54M Wireless LAN USB Adapter, 802.11g/b 148f:2573 rt73usb
TL-WN321G 54Mbit USB Adapter 148f:2070 rt2800usb / RT2070
TL-WN722N 150Mbit USB Adapter 0cf3:9271 ath9k_htc 57 802.11b/g/n unstable
TL-WN821N v3 300Mbit USB Adapter 0cf3:7015 ath9k_htc 55 unstable

DSL Modems

Name of the Modem ID Loaded Modules/Drivers tested with Core Notes
Analog devices
uEage IV (Sagem F@st 800) 1110:9041 ueagle-atm
FRITZ!Box Fon USB 057c:3a00 cdc_ether
Connexant Access Runner USB 0572:cb06 cxacru Conexant AccessRunner Seite
Siemens SL2-141-I only available on ebay
SURFboard Cable Modem Type : SBV5121E (Cable TV)
Netgear DM111v2 Modem Ethernet Adsl2 10/100
T-Com Speedport 300HS VDSL-Modem 57 only available on eBay

UMTS Modems

Name of the Modem ID Loaded Modules/Drivers Device tested with Core Notes
E160 HSDPA 3,6mbit USB dongle 12d1:1003 option ttyUSBx
E172 HSPA 7,2mbit USB Stick (Vodafone) 12d1:1003 option ttyUSBx needs "+++AT" (without Z) at modem initialization
E176 HSPA 7,2mbit USB dongle (Web'n'Walk IV) 12d1:1003 option ttyUSBx
E1762 HSPA 7,2mbit USB Stick (Bildmobil Speedstick) 12d1:1446(cd) 12d1:140c option ttyUSBx
E220 HSDPA USB Modem 12d1:1003 option ttyUSBx
Vodafone K3520-H ID ? option ttyUSBx
Vodafone K3565-H ID ? option ttyUSBx
Vodafone K3765 12d1:1465 option ttyUSBx
Nokia 7600 Mobile Phone (USB) 0421:0400 cdc_acm ttyACMx
Nokia C5-00 Mobile Phone (USB) PC-Suite Mode 0421:03a7 cdc_acm ttyACMx
Vodafone Mobile Connect (Express) Modell GEO201 0af0:6701 option ttyUSBx Express Card is not recognized as USB-Device
Samsung GalaxyFit GT-S5670 04e8:689e cdc_acm ttyACMx
Samsung NC10 Internal HSPA 04e8:6773 cdc_acm ttyACMx Responds on ATH0 a NO CARRIER, after removing that from dialscript everything works
Vodafone K3565-Z 1d6b:2000(cd) 1d6b:0063 option ttyUSBx
MF190 HSUPA 1d6b:2000(cd) 1d6b:0117 option ttyUSBx
MF626 1d6b:2000(cd) 1d6b:0031 option ttyUSBx
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Older Revisions • September 18, 2018 at 10:31 pm • Jon