8.04 networking seems awfully broken.
grante at visi.com
Fri Jul 25 14:16:02 UTC 2008
On 2008-07-25, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Obviously you _did_ eventually have some network connection in order to
> 2) Firmware for the the wireless chipset had to be manually
> downloaded, extracted (using a utility that had to be
> built from a source tarball), and copied into
> or did you load that tarball via some other means?
I downloaded, extracted/built the firmware cutter, downloaded
the firmware, and extracted the firmware on a different
machine. Then I transferred the firmware files using a USB
> Obviously it did have some network connection, and if not a simple $20
> Airlink 101 USB to ethernet adaptor works just fine for a hardwired
> connection. You might want to buy one of those just to have on hand;
Definitely a good idea. Also useful when one occasionally
needs a second Ethernet interface on a machine.
Grant Edwards grante Yow! I don't know WHY I
at said that ... I think it
visi.com came from the FILLINGS in
my rear molars ...
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