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Ralink RT2760, RT2790, RT2860, RT2890, RT3060, RT3062, RT3090, RT3091, RT3092, RT3290, RT3390, RT3562, RT3592, RT5390, RT5392 devices (rt2800pci)

This page describes how to enable support for WiFi devices based on Ralink 802.11n PCI chipsets on Debian systems.

rt2800pci is a driver produced by the rt2x00 project, supporting Ralink 802.11n PCI chipsets, introduced at Linux 2.6.33.

Supported devices are listed at the end of this page. Firmware is required and available in the firmware-ralink package.

{i} Ralink 802.11n USB devices are supported by the rt2800usb driver.

Installation

  1. Add a "non-free" component to /etc/apt/sources.list, for example:

    # Debian 8 "Jessie"
    deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free
  2. Update the list of available packages and install the firmware-ralink package:

    # apt-get update && apt-get install firmware-ralink
  3. The rt2800pci kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

Supported Devices

The page HowToIdentifyADevice/PCI explains how to identify a PCI device.

The following list is based on the alias fields of modinfo rt2800pci in Debian 3.16 (3.16.7-ckt9-2) kernel images.

See Also


CategoryHardware | CategoryWireless