Comment 57 for bug 659143

Thanks friend. Just tested with a live flash drive of ubuntu 13.10 32 bit.
The wifi card works perfectly.

I then installed ubuntu on the pc 32 bit again and it worka out of the box.

The problem is 64bit specific I see.
On Nov 25, 2013 7:56 AM, "Matthieu Baerts" <email address hidden> wrote:

> According to Wolfgang, this issue was only affected 64 bits users.
> But your problem is certainly not exactly the same as this one.
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> Title:
> 64bit-only: regression: kernels >=2.6.34: rt2800pci: load firmware
> Error with ralink [1814:0781]
>
> Status in The Linux Kernel:
> Fix Released
> Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
> Fix Released
> Status in “linux” source package in Maverick:
> Fix Released
>
> Bug description:
> [UPDATE Dec 16, 2010]
> My fix is in linux-next. See comment 16.
>
> UPSTREAM:
>
> http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/pipermail/users_rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/2010-November/002310.html
>
> HARDWARE:
> RaLink RT2860 [1814:0781]
> rt2x00_set_chip: Info - Chipset detected - rt: 2872, rf: 0003, rev: 0200.
>
> SYMPTOM:
> Syslog says: "phy0 -> rt2800pci_load_firmware: Error - PBF system
> register not ready.".
>
> WLAN does not work at all. The Network Manager Applet says: "Wireless
> networks disconnected".
> That log entry comes from module rt2800lib which is pulled in by module
> rt2800pci. (
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blob;f=drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/rt2800lib.c;hb=HEAD
> )
>
> WHERE:
> In summary this happens on all tested ubuntu and debian 64 bit kernels
> 2.6.34 or newer, but not on 2.6.33 or older. It does however work on
> fedora's 2.6.35 64 bit live.
>
> POSSIBLE DUPLICATES:
> bug #594866 (ref. comment 10)
>
> WHERE IN DETAIL:
> where it happens:
> In final maverick 64 bit live.
>
> This also happens on the 2.6.36rc8 mainline kernel in a current
> installed maverick.
> Also happens there with compat-wireless-2010-10-20.
>
> Also happens on lucid with a backported natty kernel: (details in
> comment #5)
> on lucid (installed) 64bit:
> Linux w 2.6.36-1-generic #7~lucid1-Ubuntu
> Both with this kernels stock rt2800pci and with self compiled
> compat-wireless-2010-10-25-pc.
>
> Also happens with that 2.6.36-1.7~lucid1 kernel (natty for lucid from
> kernel team ppa) on maverick. The rt2800pci (stock from that kernel)
> produced the load firmware error. (comment #3)
>
> Happens with debian live (aptosid) kernel 2.6.35 64 bit, but not with
> 32bit. (ref. comment 6)
>
> Happens with 2.6.34 (ref. comment 7)
>
> This bug does not happen with:
> not with 2.6.33 (ref. comment 7)
>
> This does not happen on 32 bit maverick live where WLAN works (out of
> the box) just as well as with the rt2860sta.
>
> Does _not_ happen with compat-wireless-2010-10-25-pc on lucid 64bit
> with the standard 2.6.32 kernel. It can connect. (Ping is 1000-25000ms
> though.)
>
> Does _not_ happen with compat-wireless-2010-10-25-pc on maverick
> (2.6.35 kernel) 32 bit live (ping went from good to 1000ms there
> within a minute after connecting however, but that is beside the point
> here.)
>
> This does not happen on Fedora 14 beta live 64bit. (I achieved a
> respectable 10Mb/s with iperf in ad hoc mode with the rt2800pci.
> rt2860sta is not included.)
>
> Not with 32 bit lucid:
> Linux ubu 2.6.32-24-generic (ref. comment 8)
>
> Not with 2.6.37rc1 32 bit (ref. comment 9)
>
> REPRODUCIBILITY: 100%
> best keep the competing rt2860sta from loading with the entry "install
> rt2860sta /bin/false" in a file in /etc/modprobe.d/;
> maverick also comes with the rt2860sta module which will often load and
> get used if it is just blacklisted ("blacklist rt2860sta");
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
> Package: linux-image-2.6.35-22-generic 2.6.35-22.33
> Regression: No
> Reproducible: Yes
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic 2.6.35.4
> Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
> AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.23.
> Architecture: amd64
> AudioDevicesInUse:
> Cannot stat file /proc/3101/fd/40: Stale NFS file handle
> USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
> /dev/snd/controlC0: ubuntu 3097 F.... pulseaudio
> CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
> Card0.Amixer.info:
> Card hw:0 'Intel'/'HDA Intel at 0xf4800000 irq 46'
> Mixer name : 'Intel Cantiga HDMI'
> Components : 'HDA:10ec0268,1025013c,00100101
> HDA:14f12c06,10250093,00100000 HDA:80862802,80860101,00100000'
> Controls : 21
> Simple ctrls : 12
> Date: Tue Oct 12 12:23:21 2010
> LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64
> (20101007)
> MachineType: Acer Extensa 5630
> PccardctlIdent:
> Socket 0:
> no product info available
> PccardctlStatus:
> Socket 0:
> no card
> ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=(loop)/casper/vmlinuz boot=casper
> iso-scan/filename=/boot/isostick/hostname/hostname-10.10-desktop-amd64.iso
> noprompt --
> ProcEnviron:
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> RelatedPackageVersions: linux-firmware 1.38
> SourcePackage: linux
> StagingDrivers: rt2860sta
> Title: [STAGING]
> dmi.bios.date: 12/05/2008
> dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies LTD
> dmi.bios.version: V1.25
> dmi.board.name: Homa
> dmi.board.vendor: Acer
> dmi.board.version: Rev
> dmi.chassis.type: 10
> dmi.chassis.vendor: Acer
> dmi.chassis.version: N/A
> dmi.modalias:
> dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologiesLTD:bvrV1.25:bd12/05/2008:svnAcer:pnExtensa5630:pvr0100:rvnAcer:rnHoma:rvrRev:cvnAcer:ct10:cvrN/A:
> dmi.product.name: Extensa 5630
> dmi.product.version: 0100
> dmi.sys.vendor: Acer
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