[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 1/2] linux-firmware: Update Ralink 2860 wireless firmware
Shiang_Tu at ralinktech.com
Fri Mar 11 18:06:14 EST 2011
We always suggest to use latest firmware, because it's backward compatible and also has some enhancement, bug fix, or support of new chip
For rt5390 or newer chips, it shall upgrade the firmware to this version, or it may malfunction.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:greg at kroah.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2011 11:55 PM
> To: RA-Shiang Tu
> Cc: dwmw2 at infradead.org; users at rt2x00.serialmonkey.com; Greg KH
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] linux-firmware: Update Ralink 2860
> wireless firmware
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 02:09:58PM +0000, RA-Shiang Tu wrote:
> > Firmware update for Ralink 2860 chipset
> > Signed-off-by: Shiang Tu <shiang_tu at ralinktech.com>
> Are these fixes needed for any new devices, or older devices?
> Should distros pick this change up now, or can they live
> with the existing firmware versions?
> greg k-h
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