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Old 04-28-2010, 12:16 AM   #31
BabyStuey
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Connected! Hello from Ubuntu, wirelessly!

Hmmm...at the moment, I'm in the same room as the router, so about perfect levels would be:
Code:
ra0       Ralink STA  ESSID:"Your Network ID"  Nickname:"RT3572STA"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency=2.462 GHz  Access Point: [MAC Address]   
          Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   
          RTS thr: off   Fragment thr: off
          Link Quality=100/100  Signal level:-63 dBm  Noise level:-63 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
Play around in wicd or whatever network manager you have installed. Does your friend's wireless network have SSID: "11n-AP"? Sounds like you just need to configure the wireless connection at this point. If that doesn't work, I've done some tweaks to the original guide, so maybe check back and see if there are any of the added steps that help.

Last edited by BabyStuey; 04-28-2010 at 12:56 AM.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 12:53 PM   #32
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ok even after blacklisting rtusb2500 it still loads that as the driver i am pretty sure thats what is nerfing my connection from 54mb to 1 mb so i am starting from scratch and trying it over again if you know of a way to make it read the right one that would be perfect but will let you know in an hour or two how it worked out. And thanks for all the help not just for me but for everyone who has to go through this
 
Old 04-28-2010, 04:29 PM   #33
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My pleasure! I've learned a lot going through this, so it's a mutually-beneficial situation.

Did you add ra0 as your wireless connection in your network manager? Again, sounds like this is no longer a driver installing problem, but a configuration issue.

If I yank out the adapter and remove the ra0 bit in wicd, I get this:
Code:
ra0       Ralink STA  ESSID:"11n-AP"  Nickname:"RT3572STA"
          Mode:Auto  Frequency=2.412 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated   
          Bit Rate:1 Mb/s   
          RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Link Quality=10/100  Signal level:0 dBm  Noise level:-95 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
But when I put ra0 back, refresh and reconnect...
Code:
ra0       Ralink STA  ESSID:"My Network Name"  Nickname:"RT3572STA"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency=2.462 GHz  Access Point: [MAC Address]   
          Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   
          RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:[*************]
          Link Quality=100/100  Signal level:-55 dBm  Noise level:-63 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
Another possibility: I've got this line added in /etc/network/interfaces, but it wasn't essential originally...
Code:
allow-hotplug ra0

Now, if anyone can help get a Broadcom 4328 (Airport) chipset working in Debian on my MacBook (3,1), much respect!

Last edited by BabyStuey; 04-28-2010 at 04:36 PM.
 
Old 04-28-2010, 09:09 PM   #34
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ok got it reinstalled could not blacklist things for some reason however it now picks up networks just will not let me connect to my buddies next door

been trying for a couple of hours and i keep finding the rt2500usb as the driver how do i remove it or is there something else i can do to it i have blacklisted it and it still comes up.

also my buddies network is named marco no idea why it is going to 11-n

Last edited by marlborodasreds; 04-28-2010 at 11:55 PM.
 
Old 04-29-2010, 03:29 AM   #35
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I think 11n-AP is some internal short form for "802.11n-Access Point" It's the default until you connect. If you notice, I got the same thing when disconnected.

Some reading I've done suggests removing the modules with "rmmod" or "modprobe -r". You could also remove/rename the .ko files. The manual pages have some more reading. "man rmmod", "man modprobe", "man locate", etc.

"locate rt2500usb" will give you the location of the file, likely...

/lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/rt2500usb.ko


I've got my machine all repartitioned to allow for multi-booting Windows and as many Linux distros as I care to install. I tested with Fedora 12 and DUDE! Unpack driver...change 2 config files...make...make install...configure wireless connection...DONE! No blacklisting, no module configuring, no adding packages, nothing else! Easy!
 
Old 04-29-2010, 06:54 PM   #36
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well boy howdy sounds like fedora werks great just got back from frys with my buddy and got a nband roughter will see if it makes a differance after i remove those other drivers
 
Old 04-29-2010, 11:43 PM   #37
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Yup! I retried Ubuntu after installing the final release of 10.04 and it was almost as painless. It basically worked right out of the box....errr...installation disc. There were no added packages or anything needed to compile & install the driver, and blacklisting the drivers was enough - I didn't need to actually remove them.

Good luck!

- Stu
 
Old 04-30-2010, 01:35 PM   #38
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cool yeah just got the final for ubuntu and am installing it so glad to hear it is easier to use



ok after installing and setting it up i am still running into this output
Interface Chipset Driver

ra0 Ralink 2560 PCI rt2500

any ideas?

Last edited by marlborodasreds; 04-30-2010 at 06:31 PM.
 
Old 05-01-2010, 02:30 PM   #39
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impressive... i'm not a linux master ..oh well.. my competence is very low xd but i found the post of BabyStuey the best answer i ever found on internet and explained very well... people like him are needed to linux to be spreaded more than now

well.. after this... ehm... my Nic doesnt works... i'm still doing some test.

pratically i'm with Ubuntu 10.04 and my card starts after reboot... sometimes reached to see other networks..sometimes no.

when i try to connect to a network the computer freezes for some seconds then says "impossible to obtain Ip address" (dhcp is configured).

my MB is a Intel D201GLY (i will post in another thread the unfamous problem with sis662 videocard) so do not expect a quadcore, but scares me to see sometimes the computer freezing.

anyone had the same problem?
 
Old 05-01-2010, 03:18 PM   #40
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Solved.. it was Wicd.. I removed it and now everything works..

i just must say that connection is slow (response delay is more than 4 seconds slower than the wired one) and computer hangs sometimes.. but works and who cares ^^
 
Old 05-01-2010, 04:44 PM   #41
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Wicd, eh? *runs to change instructions* :P

Thanks for the kudos! You're making me blush!
 
Old 05-23-2010, 11:42 AM   #42
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yes it works

Quote:
Originally Posted by linux4john View Post
Hi all,
i would like to know whether the devices,
1.Linksys WUSB600N (802.11a/b/g/n compliant)
2.DLINK DWL-AG132 (802.11a/b/g compliant)
are being used on any Linux platforms(Redhat Enterprise Linux V5, Fedora 8/9, Ubuntu, SUSE etc).

If so,Are the device drivers available for download?
(any pointers)

thanks in advance
john
ubuntu 10.04LTS----not working
Ubuntu 9.10 ------not working
ubuntu 9.04 ----------WORKS
 
Old 05-28-2010, 09:20 AM   #43
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BabyStuey View Post
Wicd, eh? *runs to change instructions* :P

Thanks for the kudos! You're making me blush!
Thanks to you I'm working from Xubuntu wirelessly with my WUSB600N network adapter! Thanks so much. The only reason I wasn't on linux was because I wasn't able to get my adapter working. You're the MAN! Lol
 
Old 06-08-2010, 01:05 PM   #44
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[QUOTE=BabyStuey;3940804]A present for everyone having trouble with the Cisco/Linksys Wireless-N USB Network Adapter with Dual-Band Version 2 (aka WUSB600N v2)!

Thanks, BabyStuey. I used your instructions and got my WUSB600N working on my 8 year old Dell 4100 laptop with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 and a PCMCIA USB card. Once it was done and rebooted it was very cool to see that blue light come on and the connection work as easily as it does under XP. Excellent!
 
Old 07-14-2010, 04:55 PM   #45
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I know this is an old thread now.. but I just have a couple quick questions. I'm running Ubuntu 10.4, and I didn't do Stu's tutorial yet. For a moment MSHOME wireless network was detected. That's the name of the network I use for file sharing, but the SSID of my wireless network is goatfarm. I failed to connect to it though. Does this mean that the adapter is working already and I don't need to do Stu's tutorial?

Also, when I run "lsusb" I get
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 1737:0071 Linksys
and I noticed you guys had 1737:0079 so is this a problem?
You can probably tell I'm a huge noob.

I hope this all made sense, thanks.
 
  


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