Bug 463111 - Add driver for Ralink rt2860 802.11b/g/n wlan nic
Add driver for Ralink rt2860 802.11b/g/n wlan nic
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: FedoraMini/Mobility
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Reported: 2008-09-21 17:18 EDT by Peter Robinson
Modified: 2008-09-23 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-09-23 12:47:59 EDT
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Description Peter Robinson 2008-09-21 17:18:36 EDT
The Ralink rt2860 802.11b/g/n comes with the Asus eeePC 901 and other netbooks but is not supported in the Fedora kernel.

More details here including a patch that includes support for WPA and WEP
http://www.itwriting.com/blog/778-fixing-wi-fi-on-asus-eee-pc-901-with-linux.html

lspci -v

01:00.0 Network controller: RaLink Device 0781
	Subsystem: RaLink Device 2790
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
	Memory at f7ff0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
	Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/5 Enable-
	Capabilities: [70] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
Comment 1 John W. Linville 2008-09-23 12:47:59 EDT
The rt2x00 developers are working on adding rt2800 support upstream.  That will be the path to supporting this hardware in Fedora.

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