[aur-general] rt2860: proposed addition to community repository

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Mon May 10 04:42:46 CEST 2010

The drivers are in the default arch kernel (rt2800pci), all that is
missing is the firmware. I believe rt2860-firmware from AUR would be a
better choice (after some fixes to the PKGBUILD).

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 4:30 AM, Sgt. Spoon <sergeantspoon at archlinux.us> wrote:
> I would like to propose the addition of the AUR package rt2860 to the
> community repo.
> It contains the wireless drivers for the rt2860 chipsets, which come
> with all of Asus EEE PCs. This chipset is supported in the Arch
> install media but not in an actual fresh installation. In addition,
> there is no option to install it during an Arch install.
> Unfortunately, this means that those of us who do not have Ethernet
> connections available to us during installtime have no way of actually
> getting this card to work. As the package currently has 41 votes, I
> strongly recommend its inclusion in the community repo.
> If there are any TUs who would like to take this up, please do so.
> This package is hardly updated so it really shouldn't be too much of a
> hassle.
> Thanks in advance,
> sergeantspoon

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