Ralink rt2500 antenna diversity?



  • Does rt2500 FreeBSD driver do Antenna Diversity (both receive & transmit) by default like the Atheros driver?
    This is the first time i've used non-atheros wireless card with pfSense; I use "athstats" to verify diversity on atheros, however I'm not aware of a similar command for Ralink.  I also noticed that "ifconfig ral0" indicates mode "pureg", shouldn't this be mixed g/b?  And, how may I set RTS Threshold (not Fragmentation Threshold) to 250?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16833173005
    Thanks,
    -Pete

    ral0: <ralink technology="" rt2500="">mem 0x80000000-0x80001fff irq 12 at device 13.0 on pci0
    ral0: MAC/BBP RT2560 (rev 0x04), RF RT2525
    ral0: Ethernet address: 00:d0:41:a3:ce:a8

    $ ifconfig ral0
    ral0: flags=8843 <up,broadcast,running,simplex,multicast>mtu 1500
    inet6 fe80::2d0:41ff:fea3:cea9%ral0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
    inet 10.130.1.1 netmask 0xfff80000 broadcast 10.135.255.255
    ether 00:d0:41:a3:ce:a8
    media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g <adhoc>status: associated
    ssid "test" channel 6 bssid 02:d0:41:a3:ce:a8
    authmode OPEN privacy OFF txpowmax 100 pureg protmode RTSCTS
    bintval 100

    $ sysctl dev.ral
    dev.ral.0.%desc: Ralink Technology RT2500
    dev.ral.0.%driver: ral
    dev.ral.0.%location: slot=13 function=0
    dev.ral.0.%pnpinfo: vendor=0x1814 device=0x0201 subvendor=0x16ef subdevice=0x9220 class=0x028000
    dev.ral.0.%parent: pci0
    dev.ral.0.txantenna: 2
    dev.ral.0.rxantenna: 2
    dev.ral.0.dwell: 200

    $ wicontrol ral0
    NIC serial number: [  ]
    Station name: [ test.olsr ]
    SSID for IBSS creation: [ test ]
    Current netname (SSID): [ test ]
    Desired netname (SSID): [ test ]
    Current BSSID: [ 02:d0:41:a3:ce:a8 ]
    Channel list: [ 7ffe ]
    IBSS channel: [ 6 ]
    Current channel: [ 6 ]
    Comms quality/signal/noise: [ 0 41 0 ]
    Promiscuous mode: [ Off ]
    Intersil-Prism2 based card: [ 1 ]
    Port type (1=BSS, 3=ad-hoc): [ 0 ]
    MAC address: [ 00:d0:41:a3:ce:a8 ]
    TX rate (selection): [ 0 ]
    TX rate (actual speed): [ 54 ]
    RTS/CTS handshake threshold: [ 2346 ]
    Create IBSS: [ On ]
    Access point density: [ 1 ]
    Power Mgmt (1=on, 0=off): [ 0 ]
    Max sleep time: [ 100 ]
    WEP encryption: [ Off ]
    TX encryption key: [ 0 ]
    Encryption keys: [  ][  ][  ][  ]</adhoc></up,broadcast,running,simplex,multicast></ralink>


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