[rt2x00-users] RT5390 not working with rt2800pci
julian.calaby at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 08:59:10 EST 2012
On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 00:37, Anisse Astier <anisse at astier.eu> wrote:
> Ok, I've found a solution.
> After looking into the latest ralink release, for chipset 5572, I saw
> that rt5390 support was updated. And that support for the chip with rev
> 1502 was added, named RT5390R.
> The only difference with "normal" 5390 is that this one supports hardware
> antenna diversity, so the driver should tell the card which antenna to
> use by default (the main one in my case).
> This is replicated in the patch below, which has been tested on both
> working and non-working 1502s, and is proving to work quite well.
That would explain it - I'm guessing the non-working 1502s have their
antennas set up "wrongly" by default.
> I still don't know how to integrate this properly with rt2800pci's
> antenna diversity code, since this is the first chipset to have hardware
> antenna diversity in the rt2800 family (others had it in rt61 and rt73
> for example).
I think the patch you sent is a reasonable workaround (with an
appropriate comment explaining what's happening) while proper antenna
diversity support is added.
Email: julian.calaby at gmail.com
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