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*[http://mengzhuo.org/realtek_8192se_i386.zip kernel2.6.31-14&2.6.31-21(version 015)]
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*[http://mengzhuo.org/rtl8192se-linux-2.6.0014.0115.2010_0.2-1_amd64.zip For_kernel2.6.31-20(version 014)]
**[http://mengzhuo.org/rtl8192se-linux-2.6.0014.0115.2010_0.2-1_amd64.zip For_kernel2.6.31-20(version 014)]
*[http://mengzhuo.org/realtek-8192se-wifi-card-driver_0.4.015_amd64.zip For_kernel2.6.31-21(version 015)]
**[http://mengzhuo.org/realtek-8192se-wifi-card-driver_0.4.015_amd64.zip For_kernel2.6.31-21(version 015)]
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Revision as of 15:23, 29 March 2010

ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II

This is a Mini-PCI Express WiFi Adapter, supported by a driver downloadable from Realtek.


  • Chipset: Realtek RTL8192SE
  • IEEE Standards: 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
  • 1x2 MIMO
  • PCI ID: 10ec:8172

ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II

Lenovo Partnumbers

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Linux support

This chip is currently not supported by any in-kernel driver. There are two options available, a Linux driver available for download from Realtek, or ndiswrapper.

Linux driver

The Realtek Linux driver for this chip can be downloaded from the Realtek website

More information about using the Realtek native driver in Ubuntu: [1]


Known problems:

* Connections randomly drop out after a few minutes (seems to be fixed in version 015)
* When using WPA Enterprise, entire system will freeze after a few minutes, requiring reboot


The use of ndiswrapper is not recommended

More information on using the Windows drivers with Ndiswrapper can be found here:[2].

ThinkPads this card may be found in