RALINK RT3572 supported in 9.1-RELEASE ?
jerry at seibercom.net
Sat May 25 10:54:20 UTC 2013
On Sat, 25 May 2013 03:11:48 -0700
Ronald F. Guilmette articulated:
> I have a Trendnet TEW-684UB wireless dual-band USB adapter. Googling
> around for awhile leads me to believe that this probably contains an
> Ralink RT3572 chipset.
> Further googling also leads me to believe that a version of the
> run(4) driver which should support this chipset was comitted some
> considerable time ago.
> Can anyone confirm either or both of these two impressions? Does
> the TEW-684UB contain an Ralink RT3572? Is support for that chipset
> present in 9.1-RELEASE?
> If the answer to both of the above is "yes", then where might I find
> a "HOW TO" sort of doc which might help me to get this running? I've
> already added the following lines to /boot/loader.conf and rebooted:
> but apparently to no avail.
> After adding the above two lines to loader.conf and rebooting,
> shouldn't the device thenceforth appear in the output of "ifconfig
> -a" ? (Mine does not.)
Seriously, it took me three seconds to go to the TRENDnet page and
discover that it uses the RT3573 chip set.
<http://wikidevi.com/wiki/TRENDnet_TEW-684UB> I will leave discovering
if the run(4) driver supports it as a lesson for the student.
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