[CFT] Ralink RT2860, RT2870, RT3060, RT3090 support

Sergey V. Dyatko sergey.dyatko at gmail.com
Sat May 5 07:52:25 UTC 2012

On Thu, 3 May 2012 18:53:52 +0200
Bernhard Schmidt <bschmidt at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> As some of you might know there has been some work going on porting
> support for new Ralink chipsets from OpenBSD. Several different
> drivers where floating around but nothing seemed to be decent enough
> to be committed. ray@ and I had been working on cleaning up one of
> those to get it into a good enough shape, but abandoned this approach
> as it resulted in more work than starting from scratch.
> So, attached diff [1] is a from-scratch effort to port over support
> for the new chipsets. It doesn't contain fancy stuff like 802.11n
> support as of yet (this will be worked one once the legacy stuff is
> in HEAD), nonetheless it showed pretty decent performance during the
> basic sta/adhoc/hostap tests I've done.
> I'd appreciate testing and feedback ;)
at 1st I would say 'Thank You' for all people who working on this :)

patch, make, make install, kldload:

this is  FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT, r234992M: Fri May  4 11:25:53 FET 2012
from time to time on messages:
May  5 10:32:47 laptop kernel: ral0: device timeout
May  5 10:37:49 laptop kernel: ral0: device timeout
May  5 10:42:50 laptop kernel: ral0: device timeout

LED... is just glowing, rarely blinks. With patch from Alexander (ray@)
it doesn't work

[tiger at laptop]~%scp tiger:/storage/FreeBSD-8.2-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso .
FreeBSD-8.2-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso                                 11%
271MB   1.9MB/s   18:19 ETA
Killed by signal 2.
where 'tiger' is my desktop

> The diff requires HEAD due to the firmware being available only there,
> though, if there are enough requests, I might consider looking into
> getting it merged to 9. (Simply pulling sys/modules/ralfw/ and
> sys/contrib/dev/ral/ from HEAD might be enough I guess.)
> [1] http://techwires.net/~bschmidt/rt2860.diff

wbr, tiger

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