[ubuntu-uk] Wireless USB Dongle Help

Jon Reynolds maillist at jcrdevelopments.com
Wed Jul 22 07:54:46 BST 2009


OK A bit more progress. I went to the Ralink (?) website and got hold of
a copy of the latest RT73 driver... Now that seemed to compile properly.
My problem now is getting it loaded and the old one (rt2500?) disabled/removed.

Something making use of modprobe I think...

Cheers

Jon Reynolds


On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 06:21:13AM +0100, Sean Miller wrote:
> Sounds like the wrong driver.
> 
> Switch tack - what are the errors when you try to compile the Linux
> drivers it came with?
> 
> Sean
> 
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 9:58 PM, Jon
> Reynolds<maillist at jcrdevelopments.com> wrote:
> > Ah, some more details...
> >
> > dmesg:
> >
> > [ ??607.768524] phy1 -> rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request
> > 0x0a failed for offset 0x0000 with error -19.
> > [ ??607.768558] phy1 -> rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request
> > 0x0a failed for offset 0x0000 with error -19.
> > [ ??607.768589] phy1 -> rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request
> > 0x0a failed for offset 0x0000 with error -19.
> > [ ??613.008118] usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and
> > address 3
> > [ ??613.310683] usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> > [ ??613.431044] phy2 -> rt2500usb_init_eeprom: Error - Invalid RT chipset
> > detected.
> > [ ??613.431057] phy2 -> rt2x00lib_probe_dev: Error - Failed to allocate
> > device.
> > [ ??613.713961] phy3: Selected rate control algorithm 'pid'
> > [ ??613.715685] Registered led device: rt73usb-phy3:radio
> > [ ??613.715716] Registered led device: rt73usb-phy3:assoc
> > [ ??613.715745] Registered led device: rt73usb-phy3:quality
> > [ ??613.730452] udev: renamed network interface wlan0 to wlan1
> >
> > Hope that is meaningful...
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Jon Reynolds
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 09:50:30PM +0100, Jon Reynolds wrote:
> >> Results of /var/log/messages after plugging in dongle:
> >>
> >> Jul 21 21:49:21 lisa-laptop kernel: [ ??613.008118] usb 1-1: new full
> >> speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3
> >> Jul 21 21:49:21 lisa-laptop kernel: [ ??613.310683] usb 1-1:
> >> configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> >> Jul 21 21:49:22 lisa-laptop kernel: [ ??613.715685] Registered led
> >> device: rt73usb-phy3:radio
> >> Jul 21 21:49:22 lisa-laptop kernel: [ ??613.715716] Registered led
> >> device: rt73usb-phy3:assoc
> >> Jul 21 21:49:22 lisa-laptop kernel: [ ??613.715745] Registered led
> >> device: rt73usb-phy3:quality
> >> Jul 21 21:49:22 lisa-laptop kernel: [ ??613.730452] udev: renamed network
> >> interface wlan0 to wlan1
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Jon Reynolds
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 02:08:45PM +0100, Rob Beard wrote:
> >> > Jon Reynolds wrote:
> >> > > But I just need some pointers to the obvious steps to take to try and
> >> > > check whats working and whats not. It came with some linux drivers, but
> >> > > I just get errors when trying to compile them that I don't understand.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Could you make sure the dongle is disconnected, open a terminal and then
> >> > enter the command:
> >> >
> >> > tail -f /var/log/messages
> >> >
> >> > Then plug the USB dongle in and copy and paste what it says. ??Hopefully
> >> > it'll give pointers on if a driver is installed.
> >> >
> >> > By the way, what is the model number of the dongle?
> >> >
> >> > Ta,
> >> >
> >> > Rob
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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