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From: "Luis Correia" <luis.f.correia@gmail.com>
To: "Ivo van Doorn" <ivdoorn@gmail.com>
Cc: "Pavel Machek" <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	rt2400-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	"kernel list" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org, mwallis@serialmonkey.com
Subject: Re: [Rt2400-devel] rt73usb: support for wireless in Kohjinsha subnotebook
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 12:58:15 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <efe7343f0710210458haf18bf2u145402d0de8cf62d@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200710211609.27675.IvDoorn@gmail.com>

Hi

On 10/21/07, Ivo van Doorn <ivdoorn@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 21 October 2007, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > On Sun 2007-10-21 15:49:44, Ivo van Doorn wrote:
> > > On Sunday 21 October 2007, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > Hi!
> > > >
> > > > > > Kohjinsha subnotebook seems to contain wifi with USB IDs 0x18e8,
> > > > > > 0x6206... I hope that to be compatible with
> > > > > > net/wireless/rt2x00/rt73usb.c .
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there any reason you assume it is a rt73usb device,
> > > > > or are you just making wild guesses about what the chipset is?
> > > >
> > > > Wild guess. I've seen 18e8:6XXX being handled by rt73usb, so..
> > >
> > > Thats an incorrect assumption. USB ID's listed in rt73usb don't even
> > > guarentee that the device contains a rt73usb chipset since some manufacturers
> > > produce cards with different chipsets while keeping the USB ID the same.
> > > So the case that the card false in the 6xxx range says absolutely _nothing_.
> >
> > Well, see the other mail, it seems like rt73usb partially communicates
> > with the card.
>
> If you add a USB ID to the driver, then you are telling it to communciate to
> the device. It doesn't suddenly make the driver compatible with the device.
>
> > What info would be useful in determining what is this card similar to?
> > Boot windows and look for driver name?
>
> Looking at the name of the windows driver is indeed usually a good start,
> but you don't need to boot to windows to check that. How about looking
> at the driver name on the driver CD, or on the support website of the
> manufacturer.

I'm currently going throught the manufacturer's website (in Japanese)
to try and figure out which wireless chipset it is.

Only one driver to go and I'm not even sure it is the wireless driver...

Luis Correia

  reply	other threads:[~2007-10-21 11:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-20 18:41 Pavel Machek
2007-10-20 22:12 ` [Rt2400-devel] " Ivo van Doorn
2007-10-21  9:20   ` Pavel Machek
2007-10-21 13:56     ` Ivo van Doorn
2007-10-21  9:21   ` Pavel Machek
2007-10-21 13:49     ` Ivo van Doorn
2007-10-21 11:38       ` Pavel Machek
2007-10-21 14:09         ` Ivo van Doorn
2007-10-21 11:58           ` Luis Correia [this message]
2007-10-21 15:02 ` Luis Correia
2007-10-21 20:04   ` ISSC W89C35 802.11bg (was Re: rt73usb: support for wireless in Kohjinsha subnotebook) Pavel Machek
2007-10-22  0:09   ` rt73usb: support for wireless in Kohjinsha subnotebook Pavel Machek
2007-10-22 15:44     ` Dan Williams
2007-10-22 21:13       ` Pavel Machek
2007-10-22 21:52         ` Ivo van Doorn
2007-10-22 21:42           ` Daniel Hazelton
2007-10-22 22:00             ` Pavel Machek
2007-10-23  9:08               ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-10-23  9:11                 ` Luis Correia
2007-10-30 11:22                 ` Licensing of IS89C35 WLAN USB driver [was Re: rt73usb: support for wireless in Kohjinsha subnotebook] Pavel Machek
2007-10-30 15:11                   ` Dan Williams
2007-10-31  0:25                     ` Pavel Machek
2007-11-04 19:00                     ` Pavel Machek
2007-10-23 14:05               ` rt73usb: support for wireless in Kohjinsha subnotebook Dan Williams
2007-10-23 17:07                 ` Daniel Hazelton
2007-10-23 18:54                   ` Dan Williams
2007-10-23 19:41                     ` Daniel Hazelton
2007-10-23 21:27                       ` Dan Williams
2007-10-23 22:19                         ` Daniel Hazelton
2007-10-23 16:13           ` Arjan van de Ven

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