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SubjectRe: Current status of rt2800usb and staging/rt2870
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On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 21:21 +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 October 2009 20:17:47 Ivo van Doorn wrote:
> > On Tuesday 13 October 2009, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 13 October 2009 17:52:52 Ivo van Doorn wrote:
> > >
> > > > I am going to merge rt2800pci soon as well and after that I'll send a patch
> > >
> > > Great, I've been waiting for this for a long time.
> > >
> > > > to remove all Ralink drivers from the staging tree.
> > >
> > > Till new drivers obtain support for all hardware currently covered by
> > > the unified staging drivers the latter shouldn't be removed as they
> > > serve well their role as a temporary solution allowing real Linux users
> > > to user their real hardware and as a reference material for developers
> > > willing to work on adding the missing bits to new drivers.
> >
> > The rt2800pci and rt2800usb drivers cover support for rt2860/rt2870/rt3070 devices,
> > which are present as individual drivers in the staging tree. So far it only managed
>
> There are no longer individual drivers.
>
> Instead there is one shared source code and two device drivers:
>
> - rt2860 covering RT2860 and RT3090 devices
>
> - rt2870 covering RT2870 and RT3070 devices
>
> In comparison rt2800usb currently lacks RT3070 support and rt2800pci's
> RT3090 support is basic at best (not to mention that it didn't work for
> RT2860 last time that I tried)..

(or RT2870 here)



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