rum(4) not working on 8-CURRENT

Thomas Sparrevohn Thomas.Sparrevohn at
Wed May 13 07:32:02 UTC 2009

On Sunday 10 May 2009 21:47:57 Andrew Thompson wrote:
> On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 08:28:48PM +0100, 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:
>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> You need to create a wlan pseudo device and operate on that
> # ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev rum0 up
> If you still have problems then enable debugging with 'wlandebug
> state+scan' and then down/up the interface.
> Andrew
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The rum driver is very flacky on CURRENT - on my machine a "make fetchindex" makes the driver
freeze and I have to do a ifconfig wlan0 down/ifconfig wlan0 up in order to get it running again. It seems
that it has something to do with "fetch" that triggers the issue 

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