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Re: Dlink DWA-525

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 10:25:17PM +0300, Алекс Скоропад wrote:
> I have this wireless network card, and it work just fine with drivers
> from dlink website until the last kernel update. In new kernel were
> included support for some dlink wireless cards, but there are no
> rt3562sta support.

Experimental support for the Ralink RT3060 chip contained within your
device was enabled in rt2800pci at linux-2.6 2.6.38-5 (Debian bug
#623808).  This conflicts with the out-of-tree rt3562sta driver made
available by the vendor.

> Now I removed
> /lib/modules/2.6.38-2-amd64/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00
> directory and my card work fine again with driver from dlink website.
> Can You fix driver that You include in new kernel?

Consider blacklisting[1] rt2800pci instead if you prefer use of the
out-of-tree vendor driver, as the removed directory will
reinstated/repopulated during future linux-image-* package updates.


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/KernelModuleBlacklisting

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