[rt2x00-users] Support for Ralink 5370 WiFi USB dongle
Gertjan van Wingerde
gwingerde at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 08:59:37 EST 2011
On 11/10/11 00:41, Ingvar Hagelund wrote:
> * Gertjan van Wingerde
>>>> So, the RF chipset if properly reported here.
>>>> Also note that the RF chipset identification was not a guess, as this code was submitted by Ralink
>>>> I seem to recall that you are running on a PPC32 platform, is that correct?
>>>> Would it be possible for you to connect the device to an x86 based platform, to make sure that we
>>>> aren't running in some strange BE related problem?
> * Ingvar Hagelund
>> Built on a fedora 15 laptop running a 3.1.0 kernel from fedora 16 on x86_64. Driver seems to work well, and I get decent speed over WPA2, at least 12Mbps.
>> This is with no patches, just latest compat-wireless. So this might mean that the problems I saw may have been related to the 32bit ppc arch specifically.
> So, this could be related to endianess. I'm willing to work with this
> and do testing, though I'm not much of a coder. I had a look at the code
> that does endian "decoding" when necessary, and it seems that those
> parts were merged earlier this fall.
> So ... I'm a bit at a loss here. What should I do? I could try to remove
> the endian bit-juggling here and there, and check if the RF chipset
> changes, perhaps. Any other suggestions?
Would you be able to apply the attached diagnostics patch and report back on the dmesg output at module loading time?
Hopefully this would allow us to get a bit closer to the cause of the issue.
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