Ralink 802.11N Dongle Driver [UPDATED]
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Ralink 802.11N Dongle Driver
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It can be difficult to find the exact drivers compatible with your Ralink 802.11n Wireless LAN Card. The process of upgrading the Ralink 802.11n Wireless LAN Card's device drivers, even for an experienced computer user, can still take long periods of time and become repetitive to execute periodically. An incorrect driver or version for your hardware will cause further damage.
As of kernels >= 2.6.26 there are mac80211 based drivers which should give better support for almost all Ralink chipsets. As for Ralink 802.11n capable devices, they are slowly gaining support, read here.
Though not explicitly listed in the man page, the FreeBSD Wiki Article for802.11n Support also states that the driver has support for AR9130, AR9160,AR9280, AR9285, AR9287, and potentially other related chipsets.
The RT3090 ral(4) chip is the only model listed as capable of 802.11n onFreeBSD. The RT2700 and RT2800 ral(4) and the RT3900E run(4) hardwareare capable of 802.11n but the drivers on FreeBSD do not currently support their802.11n features.