rum(4) not working on 8-CURRENT

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Sun May 10 20:17:32 UTC 2009

On Sunday 10 May 2009, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:
> Hi
> I've installed a fresh copy of 8-CURRENT 05/09 AMD64 snapshot on my
> laptop which has a ralink pci express mini card, the device is detected
> by the kernel correctly & the rum driver attaches however the card
> doesn't work, ifconfig rum0 scan or list scan results in:
> ifconfig: unable to get scan results.
> I've only just signed up to this list but I've had a brief look through
> the archive for the last month or so & I see that rwatson@ posted about
> drivers which are flagged with IFF_NEEDSGIANT are to be removed & rum(4)
> is one of them, looking at repository it looks like a new rum driver was
> put into place 8 days ago,

The USB WLAN drivers work if you use wpa_supplicant.


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