F9: Compiled and created rt2870sta.ko, but where to install?
dant at cdkkt.com
Tue Jul 15 00:13:56 UTC 2008
Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-07-12 at 17:39 -0700, Dan Thurman wrote:
> > As a side note, I wonder why this module is not included in the
> > F8/9 repository since it is freely available? I am assuming this
> > is license-free?
> Two points:
> 1) Every package in the standard Fedora repos is licensed. If you mean
> the module comes with a free software license and thus could potentially
> be part of Fedora then of course that's something else, but it's not
> what you said.
> 2) When you say it's "freely available" do you mean you just downloaded
> it from the manufacturer's site *without* having to click on a license
> agreement? It would be helpful if you gave the URL you got it from. One
> of the keys to getting useful answers is to provide enough information
> in the question.
I obtained the rt2870 software from:
and the specific file I downloaded was: RT2870USB(RT2870/RT2870)
From what I can tell, it is an Open-Source Organization and I
did not see any licensing in regards to the code i.e. I do not
think I recall having to click on any license agreements.
Anyway, does anyone have any helpful links that might help
me in properly installing and setting up the Wireless software?
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