glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 12 22:54:04 UTC 2008
On 12/12/2008 10:59 AM, Andy wrote:
> Sorry about the delay in replying.
> 2008/11/20 Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net>:
>> 4. If none of the above works, download the LiveCD image for Ubuntu 8.04
>> and check if 8.04 supports your WLAN hardware.
> Didn't recognise the hardware.
> 8.10 recognised the hardware but still couldn't connect via WPA.
> I got the product number wrong by a digit. It's supposed to be:
> F5D7051uk, Version 1000uk. NOT F5D7050uk as a stated previously, Sorry.
> Anyone got any suggestions?
Yes. Upgrade to 8.04.1. (ref my previous post on this thread):
> According to this:
> F5D7050 v4002 uk (USB ID 050d:905b) works out of the box (including WPA)
> with Ubuntu 8.04
> According to:
> your device uses the rt2501/rt73 driver. You may want to onsider
> upgrading to 8.04 - see:
> as 8.04 includes rt2500 source in universe in order to enable in
> restricted hardware. You can also download directly from:
> [RT2501USB(RT73:RT2571W/RT2573/RT2671] but you will need kernel 2.6.24 &
> up, see:
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