[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
Re: ralink wireless (run/rt2870)
On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Ricky Thomson <coralfang%gmx.com@localhost>
> On Sat, 2011-01-15 at 10:40 -0500, matthew sporleder wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Ricky Thomson
>> <coralfang%gmx.com@localhost> wrote:
>> > 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.
>> try looking here for a start:
> Thanks that is helpful, but i wonder if its not the correct one, under
> the EXAMPLES section the device is shown as "ral0", after playing in
> virtualbox my usb dongle displays:
> ugen0: at uhub0 port 1
> ugen0: Ralink 802.11 n WLAN, rev 1.10/1.01, addr 2
> and also does not appear under `ifconfig -a'
> I noticed the link you gave me and found this:
> I am assuming that means there is no driver available for this piece of
> hardware? :(
Yes, that usually means it found a device, identified that it was a
Ralink, but couldn't find a driver to attach.
You can get some more info from the usbdevs command, I think.
Main Index |
Thread Index |