I have RTL8821CE in my notebook.
Yes, RTW88 has been in the linux kernel for a while now, since 5.2. My RTL8822BE uses it. We are on 5.4 now, soon 5.5.
You might want to check on the status of the RTL8821CE, but I would expect it to work out of the box.
It has 6 “probes”. All of them say:
“A driver for the device is not found in any Linux kernel versions.”
But maybe it is obsolete info? Notice that i’m searched for C, not CE. Try it in Live USB or DVD without install.
Nope. Still no support for RTL8821CE in 5.5. Only RTL8822CE since kernel 5.2.
10ec:c821. You can extract the kernel 5.5 and grep it for
You need to add third-party driver GitHub - tomaspinho/rtl8821ce.
Do you know randomly when it will be implemented?
I am using the driver from tomaspinho, but it runs not very good.
See 201875 – Not work Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8821CE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
UPDATE: looks like the driver was added in kernel 5.9 according to the LKDDB