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Ralink WIFI dongle not working - knepe - 16th Dec, 2012 11:07 PM


I just installed Alpha 3 and I have an issue with my Ralink Wifi dongle, I don't know exactly whats wrong but here is the dmesg:
2.957232] usb 1-1.3: Product: 802.11 n WLAN
[ 2.964257] usb 1-1.3: Manufacturer: Ralink
[ 2.972453] usb 1-1.3: SerialNumber: 1.0
[ 3.002818] udevd[142]: starting version 175
[ 3.061410] usb 1-1.2.1: new full-speed USB device number 6 using dwc_otg
[ 3.184541] usb 1-1.2.1: New USB device found, idVendor=046d, idProduct=c52b
[ 3.198689] usb 1-1.2.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumb er=0

The wifi dingle LED slowly blinks but now IP address assigned etc.
Here is my /etc/network/interfaces:

auto lo

iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
wpa-ssid "dlink"
wpa-psk "xxx"
wireless-power off

I first used the xbian-config to set it, but that did not seem to work (or does it store the wpa-ssid and password elsewhere?), so I edited it manually, but no luck.

Any ideas?

RE: Ralink WIFI dongle not working - CurlyMo - 16th Dec, 2012 11:29 PM

In order to bugfix it properly, first revert and try with a configuration created by xbian-config.

Then try
ifdown wlan0
ifup wlan0

And post it's output.