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Re: ralink wireless (run/rt2870)

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Ricky Thomson <> 
> Hello, i am interested in installing NetBSD onto my main desktop
> computer, the one thing stopping me is that i cannot find "if" there is
> a working module/driver for the Ralink based chipsets of wireless
> dongles.
> I cannot connect the computer via ethernet so i "need" a wireless
> connection after the install, the specific dongle i have is:
> Belkin Components F5D8053 N Wireless USB Adapter v1000/v4000
> This works beautifully on Linux with the "rt2870sta" module, and also
> under FreeBSD which it uses the "run" module.
> I understand that kernel modules are loaded with `modload' in NetBSD,
> however i haven't a clue at the actual module name i need to load (if
> there is one available).
> I am curious if this is supported in NetBSD and where can i find
> specific information about wireless management?
> Thanks.

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