suggests USB-ETHERNET adapter with chipset AX88772 for hikey.
Is the USB-ETHERNET adapter with chipset AX88772B good too?
(for plug and play)
(The adapter with chipset AX88772B is used for OLinuXino boards)
Yes, the chipset should be supported. However that’s not enough for things to work out of the box, the kernel will also need to know the VID/PID of the adapter.
Check it against this list from the v4.4 kernel sources: