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Ralink USB 2.0 802.11g

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Ralink USB 2.0 802.11g WLAN + Pen Drive

  • Chipset: RT2500
  • USB Bus ID: 148f:2570
  • Driver: Windows XP drivers from installation CD


Using ndiswrapper driver version 1.16, utils version 1.8, Fedora Core 4 with kernel 2.6.16-1.2096_FC4 and 2.6.16-1.2111_FC4 on HP Pavilion dv4000

ndiswrapper uses rt2500usb driver from Windows XP driver installation CD. Windows driver obtained by installing on Windows partition, and copying over to Linux

Supports WPA with wpa_supplicant -Dwext

Auto-connects to pre-configured access point. No hanging experienced on removal. Works flawlessly.

NetworkManager switches to USB adapter on insertion, but does not revert to built-in wireless adapter when USB adapter is removed.

This device is sold by Dick Smith Electronics (DSE) in New Zealand as the DSE USB 2.0 802.11g WLAN Adapter