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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 11.0-PRERELEASE          July 16, 2005         FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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