I have just got my new usb wifi dongle and I am trying to get it running on 13.10.
lsusb gives me the following:
$ lsusb -v Bus 002 Device 005: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. bDeviceSubClass 0 bDeviceProtocol 0 bMaxPacketSize0 64 idVendor 0x148f Ralink Technology, Corp. idProduct 0x7601 ...
First thing I have tried was to install the drivers from the cd that was attached to it. There I have found this file
2011_0719_RT3070_RT8070_RT3370_RT5370_RT5372_RT2070_Linux_STA_V220.127.116.11_DPO.bz2 and in the readme there was a note for
ModelName: =========== RT2870 Wireless Lan Linux Driver ======================================================================= Driver lName: =========== rt2870.o/rt2870.ko
sudo make (sudo because I had an issue with copying to
cp cannot create regular file /tftpboot' permission denied),
sudo make install now I can
$ sudo modprobe rt5370sta
I also have
rt2800usb but it also doesn't work.
Now when I enter the usb dongle I get in
Feb 18 15:53:03 xxx kernel: [ 302.509247] usb 2-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci-pci Feb 18 15:53:04 xxx kernel: [ 302.969353] usb 2-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=148f, idProduct=7601 Feb 18 15:53:04 xxx kernel: [ 302.969359] usb 2-1.3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 Feb 18 15:53:04 xxx mtp-probe: checking bus 2, device 5: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.3" Feb 18 15:53:04 xxx mtp-probe: bus: 2, device: 5 was not an MTP device
I have also tried this http://gowthamgowtham.blogspot.com/2013/11/mediatekralink-wifi-adapter-in.html but when I enter
ra0 configuration to
/etc/network/interfaces then pc won't boot for more than 1-3 minutes and when it boots there's only
lo interface loaded.
The best part is that most of the link at MediaTek's website (they had a fusion apparently) is non existent http://www.mediatek.com/_en/07_downloads/01_windows.php?sn=501
After somehow getting my hands on 18.104.22.168 drivers for
mt7601U i get the following in
Feb 18 16:55:26 xxx kernel: [ 1975.959906] rtusb init rt2870 ---> Feb 18 16:55:26 xxx kernel: [ 1975.959913] Error: Driver 'rt2870' is already register ed, aborting...
I somehow got this working but when I launch
wpa_supplicant I get the following debug log