F12: New kernel (2.6.32.16-141) are missing modules for rt2870?

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
Fri Jul 16 19:37:34 UTC 2010


On 07/16/2010 02:48 PM, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> On 07/16/2010 11:39 AM, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
>> I am looking for the modules for rt2870, anyone
>> know where I can find it?
>>   
> Drat...  I guess they are already installed....
> 
> But what I am trying to do is to understand why the
> kernel cannot seem to be able to load the rt2x00
> when I plug in my rt2879 USB adapter.
> 
> I did:
> 
> # lsmod | grep rt
> (nothing returned)
> 
> # lsusb
> Bus 001 Device 006: ID 14b2:3c27 Atheros Communications Inc
> 
> # dmesg
> usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6
> usb 1-4: New USB device found, idVendor=14b2, idProduct=3c27
> usb 1-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
> usb 1-4: Product: 802.11 n WLAN
> usb 1-4: Manufacturer: Ralink
> usb 1-4: SerialNumber: 1.0
> 
> I cannot seem to figure out how to get the USB wireless module loaded.

Have you tried (as root):  insmod rt2x00usb.ko
?

Or maybe:	modprobe rt2x00usb.ko
??

> Any ideas?

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