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0laf
post Nov 1 2008, 11:25 AM
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Hello all,

at the moment I m trying to get USB networking configured for the Zaurus CL1000.
The Zaurus is running Angstrom x11-image 2007.12-r18.

Basically I tried to get it working by performing the steps which are described in the USB networking howto on the Angstrom wiki (http://linuxtogo.org/gowiki/AngstromManual)...
Nevertheless its not working for me blink.gif

I did following on the zaurus:
  • modprobe g_ether
  • ifconfig usb0 192.168.1.201 netmask 255.255.255.255 up
  • route add -host 192.168.1.101 usb0
  • then i had a look at the available network devices with ifconfig, interface "usb0" seemed to be fine

Next I continued with the configuration of the desktop computer (running debain etch 4.0 stable):
  • loaded the modules cdc_ether and usbnet
  • dmesg output:
    usb0: register 'cdc_ether' at usb-0000:00:08.1-2, CDC Ethernet Device, de:3a:e8:4a:93:2c
  • lsusb output:
    Bus 002 Device 010: ID 0525:a4a2 Netchip Technology, Inc. Linux-USB Ethernet/RNDIS Gadget
  • ifconfig usb0 192.168.1.101 netmask 255.255.255.255 up
  • route add -host 192.168.1.201 usb0
  • ifconfig output:

    usb0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr DE:3A:E8:4A:93:2C
    inet addr:192.168.1.101 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.255
    inet6 addr: fe80::dc3a:e8ff:fe4a:932c/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:0 errors:108772 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:6 errors:288 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:0 (0.0 b ) TX bytes:468 (468.0 b )


Well next I tried to test the connection with ping:
on the desktop: ping 192.168.1.101 -> ok, ping 192.168.1.201 -> not working
zaurus: ping 192.168.1.201 -> ok, ping 192.168.1.101 -> not working

Hm, obviously there is something wrong with my configuration sad.gif

I m somewhat stuck, any help would be greatly appreciated

Thanks in advance
olaf

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olipage
post Nov 3 2008, 01:31 AM
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i wonder, whether you have a running usb-net connection between winxp and angstrom?

i finally found statements that due to an kernel bug this would not work. using pdaxrom it worked, but this used another windows driver, not rndis, but 3ndis - now with most recent angstrom i have a driver that cannot get initialized on windows side.

anyone running this constellation?

cheers, Oliver
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