[Wolves] Zaurus and Linux setup

Aquarius wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Nov 13 20:08:01 2002

Jono Bacon spoo'd forth:
> Hi folks,
> I am having some trouble getting my Zaurus to connect
> to the Internet via my Linux box. I wonder if one of
> you lot can help. Here is the current state of play:
> - I have recompiled my kernel to add Masq, patched it
> with usbdnet and set up /etc/network/interfaces so
> usb0 has the following info:
> iface usb0 inet static
>      address  # usb0 IP address
>      pointopoint  # zaurus IP address
>      netmask
> - I reboot the machine and when I add the Zaurus to
> the cradle or hit Sync it sticks some messages up and
> registers the interface with as the IP
> address. If I ping that address I get packets, and if
> I try to ftp in it comes up as the ftpd for the same
> machine and not the zaurus.

[ aquarius@giles ] ~ $ cat /etc/network/interfaces
# USB networking for Zaurus
iface usb0 inet static
        up route add -host usb0


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