Wifi Ralink RT2500

Mark Fraser kubuntu at mfraz74.orangehome.co.uk
Thu Feb 28 18:08:00 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 27 February 2008 11:28:38 Eduard Bonet wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> I have just installed kubuntu gutsy (kernel 2.6.22) in a PC. It all went
> fine except the wireless connection; the wifi card Conceptronic Ralink
> RT2500 should work with the module rt2500pci, which is loaded, but it
> doesn' t.Looking at dmesg i have found the following lines:
> *[   42.173496] ieee80211_init: failed to initialize WME (err=-17)
> [   42.177679] iwlwifi_rc80211_simple: Unknown symbol
> iwlwifi_ieee80211_rate_control_unregister
> [   42.177714] iwlwifi_rc80211_simple: Unknown symbol iwlwifi_sta_info_put
> [   42.177744] iwlwifi_rc80211_simple: Unknown symbol iwlwifi_sta_info_get
> [   42.177789] iwlwifi_rc80211_simple: Unknown symbol
> iwlwifi_ieee80211_rate_control_register*
> Launchpad rose a bug (
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.22/+bug/
>144079) about this and it seems it was solved, but i don't know how.
> I enclose the "dmesg", "interfaces", "lsmod" and "lshw -C network" outputs.
> (I use the same "interfaces" to connect the laptop and have no problems at
> all. Of course, the laptop's wifi card is not the same).
> Thanks in advance.

There is some useful information at 
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/. I had the same troubles as you 
when I upgraded to 7.10, but my wi-fi card is based on RT61 so I had to 
compile the drivers myself, maybe you'll have to do the same with RT2500.

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