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Linux support for RTL8156 based products

Compatibility information

Chipset VID&PID 0bda:8156
Related products AUE2500C
Linux Hardware http://linux-hardware.org/index.php?id=usb:0bda-8156

Support status:

Kali 2020.4 Failed
Ubuntu 20.10 Failed
Ubuntu 20.04 Failed
Debian 10.7.0 Failed

Drivers

Linux kernel mainline

LKDDb https://cateee.net/lkddb/web-lkddb/USB_NET_CDC_NCM.html
Support kernel versions Not listed

Note

According to the latest news from Phoronix, the product will be supported by mainline Linux kernel since 5.13. It may take around 4~12 months for major distributions updating their kernel and drivers.

Driver installation

Kali

Ubuntu

Debian

Raspberry Pi OS