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rt2570 [2008/01/24 15:26]
darkaudax clarified drivers
rt2570 [2017/01/09 21:31] (current)
mister_x Mark page as deprecated.
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 +====== DEPRECATED ======
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 +**IMPORTANT NOTE**: This page is deprecated, updated documentation can be found [[install_drivers|here]]
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 ====== rt2570 ====== ====== rt2570 ======
  
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   ifconfig rausb0 down   ifconfig rausb0 down
   rmmod rt2570   rmmod rt2570
-  wget http://​homepages.tu-darmstadt.de/​~p_larbig/​wlan/​rt2570-k2wrlz-1.6.1.tar.bz2 +  wget http://​homepages.tu-darmstadt.de/​~p_larbig/​wlan/​rt2570-k2wrlz-1.6.3.tar.bz2 
-  tar -xvjf rt2570-k2wrlz-1.6.1.tar.bz2 +  tar -xvjf rt2570-k2wrlz-1.6.3.tar.bz2 
-  cd rt2570-k2wrlz-1.6.1/Module+  cd rt2570-k2wrlz-1.6.3/Module
   make && make install   make && make install
   modprobe rt2570   modprobe rt2570
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 Make sure to load the driver with modprobe (not insmod). Make sure to load the driver with modprobe (not insmod).
  
-Mirrors for the driver:+===== Troubleshooting Tips =====
  
-   ​http://​echoaudio.ca/aspj/ +Make sure you have the newest version 1.6.3 installed. It has fixes for the new kernel version 2.6.27.
-   ​http://​aspj.wiredwireless.com/ +
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-===== Troubleshooting Tips =====+
  
 Note that this driver currently does not work on big endian systems, such as the PowerPC. Attempting to run "​ifconfig rausb0 up" will cause ifconfig to use 100% CPU power, bringing your system to a crawl and never actually working. Note that this driver currently does not work on big endian systems, such as the PowerPC. Attempting to run "​ifconfig rausb0 up" will cause ifconfig to use 100% CPU power, bringing your system to a crawl and never actually working.
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   * Use the newest kernel you can get   * Use the newest kernel you can get
   * Try to use a non SMP version of your kernel   * Try to use a non SMP version of your kernel
-  ​* Use the newest 1.6.1 driver +  * If the hardware totally loses its function: Use the oven method to get it back to life: http://forum.aircrack-ng.org/​index.php?​topic=233.msg6371#​msg6371
-  ​* If the hardware totally loses its function: Use the oven method to get it back to life: http://tinyshell.be/​aircrackng/​forum/​index.php?​topic=233.msg6371#​msg6371 +
  
 ===== When to use this driver? ===== ===== When to use this driver? =====
  
-See this [[http://tinyshell.be/​aircrackng/​forum/​index.php?​topic=2306.msg12907#​msg12907|message]]+See this [[http://forum.aircrack-ng.org/​index.php?​topic=2306.msg12907#​msg12907|message]].
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-If you have a Ralink chip in an USB device and that chip is a RT2570 or RT73 (RT73 is also as RT2571), you need the "​rt2570"​ or "​rt73"​ driver. ​ "​rt2500"​ driver is only for PCI/PCMCIA devices.+
  
-Using legacy drivers (or ASPj mods) interface name is ra0 for PCI/PCMCIA and rausb0 for USB devices, if you have wlan0 and wmaster0 interfaces you are using new rt2x00-mac80211 driver ​(rt2x00 has various modules, for USB devices are "​rt2500usb" ​and "​rt73usb"​unload them and load "​rt2570"​ or "​rt73"​).+If you have a Ralink chip in an USB device ​and that chip is a RT2570 or RT73 (RT73 is also known as RT2571 ​and RT2573)you need the "​rt2570"​ or "​rt73" ​driver. The "​rt2500"​ driver is only for PCI/PCMCIA devices.
  
 +Using legacy drivers (or ASPj mods) interface name is ra0 for PCI/PCMCIA and rausb0 for USB devices, if you have wlan0 and wmaster0 interfaces, then you are using new rt2x00 driver (rt2x00 has various modules, for USB devices they are "​rt2x00lib",​ "​rt2x00usb"​ and "​rt2500usb",​ unload them and load "​rt2570"​ if you want to use the other driver).
rt2570.1201184803.txt.gz · Last modified: 2008/01/24 15:26 by darkaudax