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RAL(4)		       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual			RAL(4)

NAME
     ral -- Ralink Technology RT2500 IEEE 802.11 driver

SYNOPSIS
     To	compile	this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
     kernel configuration file:

	   device ral
	   device wlan

     Alternatively, to load the	driver as a module at boot time, place the
     following line in loader.conf(5):

	   if_ral_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION
     The ral driver supports PCI/CardBus wireless adapters based on the	Ralink
     RT2500 chipset.

     The RT2500	chipset	consists of two	integrated chips, a RT2560 MAC/BBP and
     a radio transceiver (the model of which depends on	the card revision).

     The RT2522, RT2523, RT2524, RT2525, RT2525e and RT2526 radio transceivers
     operate in	the 2.4GHz band	(802.11b/g) whereas the	RT5222 is a dual-band
     radio transceiver that can	operate	in the 2.4GHz and 5.2GHz bands
     (802.11a).

     The transmit speed	is user-selectable or can be adapted automatically by
     the driver	depending on the received-signal strength.

HARDWARE
     The ral driver supports the following adapters:

     Card			  Bus
     A-Link WL54H		  PCI
     A-Link WL54PC		  CardBus
     Amigo AWI-914W		  CardBus
     Amigo AWI-922W		  mini-PCI
     Amigo AWI-926W		  PCI
     AMIT WL531C		  CardBus
     AMIT WL531P		  PCI
     AOpen AOI-831		  PCI
     ASUS WL-107G		  CardBus
     ASUS WL-130g		  PCI
     Atlantis Land A02-PCI-W54	  PCI
     Atlantis Land A02-PCM-W54	  CardBus
     Belkin F5D7000 v3		  PCI
     Belkin F5D7010 v2		  CardBus
     Billionton	MIWLGRL		  mini-PCI
     Canyon CN-WF511		  PCI
     Canyon CN-WF513		  CardBus
     CC&C WL-2102		  CardBus
     CNet CWC-854		  CardBus
     CNet CWP-854		  PCI
     Compex WL54G		  CardBus
     Compex WLP54G		  PCI
     Conceptronic C54RC		  CardBus
     Conceptronic C54Ri		  PCI
     Digitus DN-7001G-RA	  CardBus
     Digitus DN-7006G-RA	  PCI
     E-Tech WGPC02		  CardBus
     E-Tech WGPI02		  PCI
     Edimax EW-7108PCg		  CardBus
     Edimax EW-7128g		  PCI
     Eminent EM3036		  CardBus
     Eminent EM3037		  PCI
     Encore ENLWI-G-RLAM	  PCI
     Encore ENPWI-G-RLAM	  CardBus
     Fiberline WL-400P		  PCI
     Fibreline WL-400X		  CardBus
     Gigabyte GN-WIKG		  mini-PCI
     Gigabyte GN-WMKG		  CardBus
     Gigabyte GN-WPKG		  PCI
     Hawking HWC54GR		  CardBus
     Hawking HWP54GR		  PCI
     iNexQ CR054g-009 (R03)	  PCI
     JAHT WN-4054P		  CardBus
     JAHT WN-4054PCI		  PCI
     LevelOne WNC-0301 v2	  PCI
     LevelOne WPC-0301 v2	  CardBus
     Linksys WMP54G v4		  PCI
     Micronet SP906GK		  PCI
     Micronet SP908GK V3	  CardBus
     Minitar MN54GCB-R		  CardBus
     Minitar MN54GPC-R		  PCI
     MSI CB54G2			  CardBus
     MSI MP54G2			  mini-PCI
     MSI PC54G2			  PCI
     OvisLink EVO-W54PCI	  PCI
     PheeNet HWL-PCIG/RA	  PCI
     Pro-Nets CB80211G		  CardBus
     Pro-Nets PC80211G		  PCI
     Repotec RP-WB7108		  CardBus
     Repotec RP-WP0854		  PCI
     SATech SN-54C		  CardBus
     SATech SN-54P		  PCI
     Sitecom WL-112		  CardBus
     Sitecom WL-115		  PCI
     SparkLAN WL-685R		  CardBus
     Surecom EP-9321-g		  PCI
     Surecom EP-9321-g1		  PCI
     Surecom EP-9428-g		  CardBus
     Sweex LC500050		  CardBus
     Sweex LC700030		  PCI
     TekComm NE-9321-g		  PCI
     TekComm NE-9428-g		  CardBus
     Unex CR054g-R02		  PCI
     Unex MR054g-R02		  CardBus
     Zinwell ZWX-G160		  CardBus
     Zinwell ZWX-G360		  mini-PCI
     Zinwell ZWX-G361		  PCI
     Zonet ZEW1500		  CardBus
     Zonet ZEW1600		  PCI

     An	up to date list	can be found at
     http://damien.bergamini.free.fr/ral/list.html.

EXAMPLES
     Join an existing BSS network (i.e., connect to an access point):

	   ifconfig ral0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00

     Join a specific BSS network with network name ``my_net'':

	   ifconfig ral0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net

     Join a specific BSS network with 40-bit WEP encryption:

	   ifconfig ral0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net \
	       wepmode on wepkey 0x1234567890

     Join a specific BSS network with 104-bit WEP encryption:

	   ifconfig ral0 inet 192.168.0.20 netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net \
	       wepmode on wepkey 0x01020304050607080910111213

DIAGNOSTICS
     ral%d: device timeout  The	driver will reset the hardware.	 This should
     not happen.

SEE ALSO
     arp(4), cardbus(4), netintro(4), pci(4), wlan(4), ifconfig(8)

     Ralink Technology,	http://www.ralinktech.com/.

HISTORY
     The ral driver first appeared in OpenBSD 3.7.

CAVEATS
     PCI ral adapters seem to require a	PCI 2.2	compliant motherboard and will
     likely not	work with PCI 2.1 only motherboard.

AUTHORS
     The ral driver was	written	by Damien Bergamini <damien@FreeBSD.org>.

FreeBSD	9.3			 July 16, 2005			   FreeBSD 9.3

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