RALINK RT3572 supported in 9.1-RELEASE ?
moonlightakkiy at yahoo.ca
Sun May 26 01:26:56 UTC 2013
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> Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 06:54:12 -0400
> From: Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net>
> To: FreeBSD <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Subject: Re: RALINK RT3572 supported in 9.1-RELEASE ?
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> 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.
RT3572 -> yes
RT3573 -> unlikely
usbconfig -d N.N dump_device_desc
^-- the same number from ugenN.N
> Jerry ?
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