[rt2x00-users] New_Ralink_Hardware

Andreas Hartmann andihartmann at 01019freenet.de
Thu Nov 8 04:45:02 AEDT 2012

Burek Pekaric wrote:
> Hi,
> I have USB wifi dongle which says "Tenda W326U" on its plastic cover, but debian wheezy recognized it as:
> "ID 148f:2878 Ralink Technology, Corp."
> I tried to do "modprobe rt2800usb" but I didn't get anything with iwconfig or ifconfig -a
> Also, the strange thing is that usb-devices tells me it's a "storage" device? :)
> T:  Bus=01 Lev=03 Prnt=04 Port=01 Cnt=01 Dev#=  7 Spd=480 MxCh= 0
> D:  Ver= 2.00 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS=64 #Cfgs=  1
> P:  Vendor=148f ProdID=2878 Rev=00.01
> S:  Manufacturer=Ralink
> S:  Product=802.11 n WLAN
> C:  #Ifs= 1 Cfg#= 1 Atr=80 MxPwr=32mA
> I:  If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 2 Cls=08(stor.) Sub=06 Prot=50 Driver=usb-storage
> Is there any way to make this thing work on my debian machine?
> Thanks in advance.

This device is not supported until now by rt2x00 as I can't find the usb
id in the sources.

You may add it yourself and test it. Or if it doesn't work properly you
may take the driver from


Most probably the rt5572 usb driver. Anyway, you have to add the ID
here, too.

Kind regards,

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