[ubuntu-uk] Hooking up a machine running Ubuntu to a Mark 1, BT HomeHub

Harry Rickards hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Thu Feb 19 18:22:30 GMT 2009

Actually, the command does work with the | key. When you get the

dmesg [-c][-n level][-s bufsize]

message, this means that you entered an invalid option for dmesg (grep  
and eth0 in this case).
Because you get no output when using |, this means that there are no  
lines outputted by dmesg that contain

Quoting Rowan <rowan.berkeley at googlemail.com>:

> Good man, Paul - there is indeed a "/" key with "|" as its upper case. I
> hadn't realised they were the same. However, in this terminal anyway,
> the command only works WITHOUT the "|", and it yields
> dmesg [-c][-n level][-s bufsize]
> WITH the "|" character inserted, it yields no response at all, it just
> posts another input prompt, like what you see when you first open the
> terminal.
> Paul Sutton wrote:
>>>> There is no | key on the Linux machine (there is one on this Sony
>>>> Windows machine)
>> is there a key with the | symbol on but split in 2,  as in 2 shorter
>> lines above each other but still vertical.  on my keyboard (genius) its
>> on the same key as \
>> Paul
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