Allright, I read the sticky and came up with the following:
I have no “lsusb” dir but yast recognizes the device:
<6>usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=13b1, idProduct=0020
<6>usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
<6>usb 1-2: Product: Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter
<6>usb 1-2: Manufacturer: Cisco-Linksys
<7>phy0: Selected rate control algorithm ‘pid’
<6>usbcore: registered new interface driver rt73usb
<3>phy0 -> rt2x00lib_request_firmware: Error - Failed to request Firmware.
<6>usb 1-2: USB disconnect, address 3
some other things I found:
Model: “Linksys Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter”
Vendor: usb 0x13b1 “Linksys”
Device: usb 0x0020 “Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter”
Speed: 12 Mbps
Module Alias: “usb:v13B1p0020d0001dc00dsc00dp00icFFiscFFipFF”
Driver Info #0:
Driver Status: rt73usb is not active
Driver Activation Cmd: “modprobe rt73usb”
Config Status: cfg=no, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #52 (Hub)
Well this is all chinese to me.
I think firmware is not the problem (the thing is brand new)and with the iwconfig I get nothing except “lo …”
Can someone help? Please keep it simple.