usb wireless networking for notebook

Jamon Camisso jamon.camisso-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at
Wed Jul 8 23:39:40 UTC 2009

Thomas Milne wrote:
>> ralink chipsets show decent support across the board, and I'm sure you can
>> find one of the adaptors listed there for ~$20 at most computer shops.
> One thing worries me about this list: the devices that are labelled as
> 'green', most show links to driver downloads and such. Are there no
> usb wireless adaptors that are supported natively in the kernel?
> I guess it's been so long since I've used Windows, I've become
> somewhat suspicious of the concept of going and downloading my own
> drivers ;)

rt2x00 chipsets (rt2400, rt2500, rt2570) are all in the kernel and have 
been for a year and a bit. not sure about rt61 and rt73, but they're 
part of the rt2x00 project ( so I'd 
imagine that they are as well. You'll have exactly zero problems with them.

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