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0000067Bananian Linux[All Projects] Kernelpublic2014-11-27 19:382015-01-02 14:22
guest 
Nico 
normalminoralways
resolvednot fixable 
 
14.11 
 
0000067: Firmware for Ralink USB Wifi Stick not loaded
I try to use an Asus WL-167g USB WLAN Adapter. The chipset is a Ralink one needing the firmware rt73.bin. Although the packages is installed and the file exists in /lib/firmware, it is not loaded.
The expected lines in the syslog would be like the following:

Nov 7 11:24:03 host kernel: [ 21.363206] ieee80211 phy0: rt2x00lib_request_firmware: Info - Loading firmware file 'rt73.bin'
Nov 7 11:24:03 host kernel: [ 21.372426] ieee80211 phy0: rt2x00lib_request_firmware: Info - Firmware detected - version: 1.7
Try with a Wifi stick with the Ralink chipset and see it not working.
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Issue History
2014-11-27 19:38guestNew Issue
2015-01-02 14:22NicoNote Added: 0000125
2015-01-02 14:22NicoStatusnew => resolved
2015-01-02 14:22NicoResolutionopen => not fixable
2015-01-02 14:22NicoAssigned To => Nico

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Nico   
2015-01-02 14:22   
Seems to be a Debian bug/issue. Please report upstream!

See:
https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2014/02/msg01497.html [^]
http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=116676 [^]