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Date:	Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:11:35 +0100
From:	Johannes Berg <>
To:	Alan Stern <>
Cc:	Gertjan van Wingerde <>,,,
	Kernel development list <>
Subject: Re: REGRESSION for RT2561/RT61 in 2.6.33


> The card doesn't work.  Although the firmware load appears to
> succeed, "iwconfig wlan0" says no wireless extensions present.

You need to set CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT (it is default y).

> The only clue I can offer is that "rmmod rt61pci" hangs in 
> wiphy_unregister() during the wait_event() loop near the start,
> because 
> rdev->opencount is equal to -1.  This suggests a refcounting imbalance
> of some sort.

Good point, that's a bug that will go away with CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT,
I'll send a fix.


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