Linksys WUSB600N ver. 2

binarynut at binarynut at
Sun Aug 8 15:08:48 UTC 2010

  On 08/07/2010 10:27 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>   On 08/08/2010 09:51 AM, JD wrote:
>> It's good to hear there is another person using the rt2860.
>> I just wonder when will the kernel dev team will finally fix
>> the rt2860 driver already in the staging drivers and make it
>> work.
>> What I have heard from some fedorans is that the current driver
>> source does not comply with the way linux wireless drivers are
>> designed to make use of the 802.11 stack. So, they have been
>> hacking at it for many months and still not working driver.
>> The driver which you are getting from RPMFUSION is not a "blessed"
>> linux driver - it is the same driver on the web page.
>> All you have to do is getthe sources for the rpms you mention and
>> unpack them to see that the driver in the source package is
>> 2010_01_29_RT2860_Linux_STA_v2.3.0.0.tar.bz2
>> which is from the web site.
> I don't care if it is blessed or not.  I also don't care if it is the
> same driver from the ralink site.  As much as possible, I like to take
> the path of least resistance.  So, I use the stuff from rpmfusion.  And,
> if someone asks me what they should do to get their rt2860 card working
> I'd point them there first since the current track record is good.  That
> may change, of course, but for now that would be my advice.  I don't
> like to point folks to trying to get stuff from "staging" working since
> there is generally a good reason why they are in "staging" and past
> experience has proven frustrating and unrewarding for me.  YMMV.
Well one thing for sure, The RT2860 does NOT WORK with the Ver. 2 of the 

That means it has a different chipset than Ver. 1 .

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