USB Network Support?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Feb 3 21:51:11 UTC 2008

Willis Taylor wrote:
> Bus 003 Device 004: ID 1630:0042          <this appears to be the
> 2Wire>
> I went first to the Ubuntu list and everyone centered on the device not
> being suitable for the task I wish to accomplish but ith the system
> working perfectly with computer #1 booted in Windows I just fail to see
> that as a valid statement.  And when I was asked to post the lsusb
> results everyone just fell silent.  Please help, I do not want to
> operate Windows any more.

If you google for that USB ID you will find it is not supported by Linux. 
Therefore, you will should use a switch and connect the main machine to 
the ethernet port. Other than that you could ask 2Wire for a Linux 
driver, but probably you won't have much luck with that.


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