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Re: rt2860 driver (fc11)



On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Adam Williamson<awilliam redhat com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 23:50 -0700, Markus Kesaromous wrote:
>
>> I was hoping that the devs who worked hard to even make it part of the source rpm might be lurking on this mailing list and see my post :)
>
> I don't think anything special is done to make it part of our
> kernel .src.rpm, it's just in there because it's in the upstream kernel
> tarball :). I don't _think_ any of the Fedora kernel devs will jump to
> fix this driver. But hey, I'm happy if I'm wrong, I have an rt2860-based
> card and it'd be nice not to have to rely on an out-of-tree,
> not-in-Fedora driver! I'm almost sure you'd do better to contact lkml or
> one of the main committers directly, though.
>
> Actually, now I look at it, it appears the driver is developed as part
> of the serialmonkey project:
>
> http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
>
> which has links in the blue bar at the top for 'lists' and 'forum'.
> Those sound like good places to poke.
>

The rt2860 driver is the Vendor driver provided by Ralink, it is
considered crap by linux-wireless developers (for good reasons).
Upstream work is being done on rt2800pci / rt2800usb the usb driver is
supposed to be in a working state right now, the pci one could need
some help (its not there yet).


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