Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#12055 assigned enhancement

Ralink RT3070 support

Reported by: haiqu Owned by: jackburton
Priority: normal Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Drivers/Network Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

There seems to be no driver for the Ralink RT3070 chip, which is used in many cheap USB wifi extenders such as the Egasky/Mars/Venu A2414N.

Someone with the user name jackburton79 posted driver code to github on Nov 7, 2014 so perhaps he can be contacted about including it in the source tree.

Ref: https://github.com/jackburton79/haiku_ralink_usb

Change History (3)

comment:1 by pulkomandy, 5 years ago

Owner: changed from nobody to jackburton
Status: newassigned

jackburton is a member of the Haiku project. He will probably make his driver part of the sources when it's ready?

comment:2 by haiqu, 5 years ago

I've built and installed this driver, will test it when I get back aboard my yacht which has a device that uses this chip. Although maybe missing USB networking glue will limit usefulness of the test.

comment:3 by pulkomandy, 5 years ago

This driver is a native one, so it can use USB (what's missing is support for USB in FreeBSD drivers, only). However, there could be another problem, that native drivers can't easily interface with wpa_supplicant to connect to WPA encrypted networks. I don't know if this particular driver has solved this somehow.

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