Gigabyte GC-WB300D (2,4/5GHz, PCIe, 300Mbps WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0)
Review of Linux Compatibility
The Gigabyte GC-WB300D is a PCI Express card that proveds WiFi connection as well as Bluetooth 4.0 connection. It additionally is equipped with an internal USB port. The card exists in four versions (rev. 1.0 main1, rev. 1.0 main2, rev. 1.1 main1, rev. 1.1 main2) that all base on the same chipset and are fully supported by Linux.
The WiFi Chipsatz of the GC-WB300D bases on the Atheros AR9462, which is fully supported by the Linux kernel module ath9k. The WiFi card has the PCI-ID 168c:0034
02:00.0 Network controller : Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0034] (rev 01)
Subsystem: Lite-On Communications Inc Device [11ad:6621]
Kernel driver in use: ath9k
Kernel modules: ath9k
The chipset also supports Bluetooth connections. It is internally linked to the system by USB and has the USB ID 04ca:3006
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04ca:3006 Lite-On Technology Corp.
The Bluetooth chipsset is supported since Linux kernel version 3.5 and is part of the ath3k kernel module.
creation date: 04/08/2013, last update: 08/08/2015 , Linux-Hardware-Guide
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