From: Luis Correia on

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 21:46, Ondrej Zary <linux(a)> wrote:
> Hello,
> rt2500usb is broken since kernel 2.6.29. It has been discussed before but
> never solved:
> I have Asus WL-167G and it really does not work. Scanning works, association
> too but no packets can be sent (looks like receive works because tcpdump
> shows packets from other machines). DHCP fails (No DHCPOFFERS received).
> The problem is caused by this patch:
> rt2x00: Implement HW encryption (rt2500usb)
> Removing it from 2.6.29 restores the functionality.
> --
> Ondrej Zary

you can prevent hardware encryption by supplying "nohwcrypt=1" to the driver.
(modinfo rt2500usb)

Luis Correia
rt2x00 project admin
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