how to install a rt73 linux driver for d-link dwl-g122 c1 and similar chipsets in ubuntu and opensuse
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By dissident_goodchild at 2007-10-11 14:22
**** UBUNTU (testing in 6.10 and 7.04)
For usbstick D-Link DWK-G122 rev. C1 (ID 07d1:3c03) you use the ralink chipset driver: (use lsusb command to see)
1. start the system with the device disconnected to avoid conflicts
- extract and install (read file README for details):
since the Module directory:
sudo make install
sudo modprobe rt73
3. unloads the modules in the system start that do not work correctly (use the lsmod command to see entry usbcore while device is connected)
- edit file /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist:
sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
- adds the lines:
# causes the conflict with the correct driver rt73
4. connect the device and temporally unloads the modules to avoid to restart:
sudo rmmod rt73usb
sudo rmmod rt2570
5. if there is not errors, configures your connection with the network administrator
**** OPENSUSE (testing in 10.2 and 10.3)
Use commands in terminal. Use the commands separated by | in different shots.
PRE-UP SCRIPT FILE:
# install rt73 driver (www.serialmonkey.com), create connection and configure this with traditional method option
# create a script file with this lines to rise device on boot and copy to: sudo cp <directory>/pre-up-wlan0 /etc/sysconfig/network/scripts/pre-up-wlan0
# change permission: sudo chmod 755 /etc/sysconfig/network/scripts/pre-up-wlan0
# edit file /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-wlan0 and add the line PRE_UP_SCRIPT='pre-up-wlan0': su | gedit /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-wlan0
# edit file /etc/sysconfig/network/config to deactivating rename interfaces network process with FORCE_PERSISTENT_NAMES=no (if line exists): su | gedit /etc/sysconfig/network/config