[Bug 134660] Re: Ralink rt2400 / rt2500 / rt2570 / rt61 / rt73 do not work out of the box in Gutsy/Hardy
Kyle M Weller
defconoii at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 07:04:14 UTC 2008
I just installed Ubuntu Hardy Alpha 4, the driver barely works, I can only get 19kbps max throughput and the driver causes 40% cpu usage, after dealing with that, I had to modprobe -r rt73usb and blacklist the ralink drivers, I headed over to http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/wiki/index.php/Downloads and grabbed the latest rt73 driver, compiled it, make installed it and modprobed the driver, now the serialmonkey driver is BORKED! WTF? "SIOSSIFFLAGS: Invalid argument" on ifconfig up on, so.. searched google and I landed here http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4558 to find a ghetto fix for this issue by doing as follows:
ip link set wlan0 address 00:00:00:00:00:11
ifconfig wlan0 up
the serialmonkey will fix this driver like always but the Ubuntu dev's driver BLOWS still unfortunately....
Ralink rt2400 / rt2500 / rt2570 / rt61 / rt73 do not work out of the box in Gutsy/Hardy
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