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Realtek 802.11n and 802.11ac drivers

mac80211 based

staging drivers

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

Hardware Donations

If you get an unsupported device, you can donate it to the driver maintainer. For more info ask Larry Finger <>.


The firmware for those devices can be downloaded from:

Available devices

See this page for a list of devices that based on the rtl819x chip.