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Offline ghost1one

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Ralink RT2760 + RT2720
« on: October 29, 2011, 12:19:18 am »
I'm running 2.0-Release and want to get this chipset working to use as a wireless access point. Is there any way to get it working? I've been searching for hours with no solution.

I don't /need/ wireless N, upgrading to snapshots is acceptable if it can fix the driver/firmware.


Thanks in advance!

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Re: Ralink RT2760 + RT2720
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2011, 02:00:22 pm »
You might need to load the firmware for the chip.

Open up the shell and go to /boot/
If not created, create  /boot/loader.conf.local

Input this into the file:
runfw_load="YES"

Reboot and you should have the firmware loaded at boot.

If you run pfsense on nanobsd, so you have a read only filesystem. You can run /etc/rc.conf_mount_rw to make the filesystem readwrite, then edit the file and then run /etc/rc.conf_mount_ro to make in read only again.

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Re: Ralink RT2760 + RT2720
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2011, 03:57:21 pm »
Is your WiFi card a PCI card or USB? sidde's advice is probably good for a USB device (I'm not familiar with the chipset), maybe not so good for a PCI card. Google suggests its probably a PCI card in which case sidde's advice doesn't apply.

What seems to be the problem?

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Re: Ralink RT2760 + RT2720
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2011, 08:46:50 pm »
It's a PCI card purchased from monoprice. The web configuration doesn't recognize it, and ifconfig doesn't show a wifi device.

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Re: Ralink RT2760 + RT2720
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2011, 09:06:10 pm »
It looks to e that you have an unsupported device. It might be supported in versions of FreeBSD after 8.1.