rt2860 driver in fc11

John W. Linville linville at redhat.com
Tue Jul 14 14:01:36 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 07:39:33PM -0700, Markus Kesaromous wrote:
> Dear List,
> I have installed fc11 (i386) on a laptop with a min-pci wireless card from Sparklan, the WMIR-270N 802.11n 2.4/5.8Ghz Mini-PCI ( Ralink RT2880 MIPS CPU+2850, 2T3R).
> The kernel has the rt2860 driver support. However, wpa_supplicant has not been able to associate with the AP.


# CONFIG_RT2860 is not set

Looks like you are on your own...sorry, but IMHO the vendor driver is
essentially unsupportable.  Please do whatever you can to encourage
them to develop their drivers as extensions to the rt2x00 driver
family in the upstream kernel.

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