kernel support for USB-USB networking
nux at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Mar 31 21:38:09 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 15:02 -0600, Kenton Brede wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 09:41:36PM +0100, david (nux at blueyonder.co.uk) wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I'm trying to get my Zaurus to be able to use the network connection
> > via the USB cradle on my Ubuntu box. Whilst searching for help on the
> > subject I came across the following in a Debian tutorial.
> # Intelligent USB Devices/Gadgets
> Looks to me like it has support for your device.
I think removing the default OS may not have helped.
After a number of hours of attempts I now have the Zaurus and my Ubuntu
box pinging each other. The instructions I was using had, last of all,
ifconfig usb0 192.168.129.1 netmask 255.255.255.255 up
route add -host 192.168.129.201 usb0
iptables -t nat -F
iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j SNAT -o ethX --to MY_IP
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
I added sudo to the start of the command but got a "permission denied"
message every time on the last (.../ipv4/ip_forward) command.
This would seem to the last hitch (he said hopefully) before I can get
on to the net with the Zaurus.
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