Difference between revisions of "RT73 Wireless"

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[[Category:Wireless Networking]]
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#REDIRECT [[Wireless Setup#rt2x00]]
 
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This page describes how you can make the original Ralink '''RT73''' (aka '''RT2571''') drivers work. This page does not describe how to make the new from-scratch drivers written by the rt2x00 project. (For rt2x00, visit [[Using_the_new_rt2x00_beta_driver|rt2x00 wiki page]])
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Several USB WiFi dongles use this chipset, including the Linksys WUSB54GC and the Belkin Wireless G USB key (F5D7050 v3000)
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'''-----UPDATE-----'''
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'''RT73 has support built into the kernel since 2.6.25, the steps below may no longer be necessary.'''
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''However, some RT73 devices (eg: Linksys WUSB54GC) need to load the firmware, or they won't really work (you can find the firmware requests by dmesg command, eg: <code>dmesg |grep rt73</code>). So you have to install the linux-firmware package, using:''
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    pacman -S linux-firmware
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Revision as of 02:23, 18 February 2013