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[[Category:Networking (English)]]
#REDIRECT [[Wireless Setup#rt2x00]]
Download the latest Serialmonkey CVS snapshot from [http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/rt61-cvs-daily.tar.gz here].
Unpack this file somewhere and follow the Module/README install instructions: compile the sources with :
$ make
and install them with:
# make install
load the rt61 module:
# modprobe rt61
==Bringing up the interface==
===No encryption and WEP encryption===
Edit rc.conf to met your config:
wlan_wlan0='wlan0 essid <youressid>' #no encryption
wlan_wlan0='wlan0 essid <youressid> key open s:<yourWEPkey>' #WEP encryption
INTERFACES=(wlan0 lo) #among other interfaces
===WPA/PSK or WPA2/PSK===
The README file tells you how to configure the interface using iwconfig and iwlist commands. To set up the system to configure the interface at startup you can use the [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?do_Details=1&ID=10514&O=0&L=0&C=0&K=rt61&SB=n&SO=a&PP=25&do_MyPackages=0&do_Orphans=0&SeB=nd| rt61-cvs AUR package] scripts from klixon. Simply download 'rt61wpa' to '/etc/rc.d/rt61wpa' and 'rt61-wpa.conf.d' to '/etc/conf.d/rt61-wpa', configure the 'rt61-wpa' file and place 'rt61wpa' in your rc.conf DAEMONS array before 'network'. You also have to put
INTERFACES=(wlan0 lo) #among other interfaces
in your rc.conf.
==Master Mode==
This is currently not supported. See [http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4203 Serialmonkey Forum]

Revision as of 22:36, 3 August 2013