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Ling
Can anyone recommend an inexpensive USB LAN adapter that will work with pdaXrom/ii13? I want one that is supported in both the 2.4 and 2.6 versions. Smarter folks that I have tried to get the driver for my DM9601-based adapter working with no luck. I thought with the manufacturer providing linux drivers it would be easier, but obviously not. I would like to get a working USB LAN adapter before my next trip. Thanks.
Meanie
QUOTE(Ling @ Mar 25 2007, 09:35 PM)
Can anyone recommend an inexpensive USB LAN adapter that will work with pdaXrom/ii13? I want one that is supported in both the 2.4 and 2.6 versions. Smarter folks that I have tried to get the driver for my DM9601-based adapter working with no luck. I thought with the manufacturer providing linux drivers it would be easier, but obviously not. I would like to get a working USB LAN adapter before my next trip. Thanks.
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USB dongles with pegasus and rtl8150 based chipsets will generally work since those two drivers are included out of the box...
This means, most cheap USB dongles made in Taiwan will work, but the more expensive ones won't...
Ling
Thanks. Most of the listings don't specify the chipset. I will look though. If anyone has a link to an eBay or other listing for a known good one, please share.
xjqian
I got mine (see my sig) from geeks: http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=HE-130R&cat=NET
geeks often has grey market products from Taiwan and usually use generic chipset, which make them Linux friendly.

Edit: btw, I got mine for $8 + S/H (but i placed a tall order with a total about $150 to offset the shipping charge).
wellswang
But ...
USB NIC which uses Davicom DM9601 chipset is the cheapest that I've ever seen...
It costs me only 20 RMB (about 2.6 USD)...

I would not stop trying to build driver for it ... ph34r.gif
Meanie
QUOTE(wellswang @ Mar 26 2007, 01:27 PM)
But ...
USB NIC which uses Davicom DM9601 chipset is the cheapest that I've ever seen...
It costs me only 20 RMB (about 2.6 USD)...

I would not stop trying to build driver for it ...  ph34r.gif
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now that is cheap, but it is not available here... cheapest one I can buy cost me $AUD 24
Ling
QUOTE(wellswang @ Mar 25 2007, 10:27 PM)
But ...
USB NIC which uses Davicom DM9601 chipset is the cheapest that I've ever seen...
It costs me only 20 RMB (about 2.6 USD)...

I would not stop trying to build driver for it ...  ph34r.gif
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Yes, all the cheap ones I am finding have that chipset which is what I already have. I appreciate Meanies compiling and wellswangs continuing to work on the driver, but for a $10 (1.99 +delivery) I can't wait forever to get a working NIC.
michaelyzy
but my rtl8150.o USB LAN can not work in the pdaxrom Beta1 in Tosa,the kernel is 2.4.18.

but i don't know how to compile the driver of it.

wellswang help me a lot .anyway,i won't give up to make it work in my Tosa.

Rtl8150 is so easy to use in my sl-c3100. in the original rom and the pdaxrom any version
merli
QUOTE(Ling @ Mar 27 2007, 01:09 AM)
QUOTE(wellswang @ Mar 25 2007, 10:27 PM)
But ...
USB NIC which uses Davicom DM9601 chipset is the cheapest that I've ever seen...
It costs me only 20 RMB (about 2.6 USD)...

I would not stop trying to build driver for it ...  ph34r.gif
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Yes, all the cheap ones I am finding have that chipset which is what I already have. I appreciate Meanies compiling and wellswangs continuing to work on the driver, but for a $10 (1.99 +delivery) I can't wait forever to get a working NIC.
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Driver for Davicom 9601 already done ... look in pdaxrom Announcement thread
wellswang
QUOTE(merli @ Mar 29 2007, 10:40 PM)
Driver for Davicom 9601 already done ... look in pdaxrom Announcement thread
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Thanks to Merli for compiling the driver, and add "WK-668 USB NIC" support to the driver smile.gif
Ling
Is the 9601 driver completely working now? If so, other than installing the ipk is there anything else needed to get it working? Thanks.
Capn_Fish
QUOTE(xjqian @ Mar 25 2007, 10:07 PM)
I got mine (see my sig) from geeks: http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=HE-130R&cat=NET
geeks often has grey market products from Taiwan and usually use generic chipset, which make them Linux friendly.

Edit: btw, I got mine for $8 + S/H (but i placed a tall order with a total about $150 to offset the shipping charge).
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Is that link to the exact adapter you have? Does it work "out-of-the-box," or with little work?

Thanks.
whit
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 31 2007, 09:06 AM)
Is that link to the exact adapter you have? Does it work "out-of-the-box," or with little work?

I'm also very curious about this. Any posting specifying what works, with the steps involved, will be much appreciated.
merli
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 2 2007, 05:48 PM)
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 31 2007, 09:06 AM)
Is that link to the exact adapter you have? Does it work "out-of-the-box," or with little work?

I'm also very curious about this. Any posting specifying what works, with the steps involved, will be much appreciated.
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For my card http://www.konsigna.sk/default.asp?mtc=0&c...tem&stiid=20440 is working like charm :-)

steps:
copy driver to usb folder in depmod
run depmod -a
put usb lan in
set ip address through ifconfig
enjoy
whit
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
Meanie
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
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that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
wellswang
QUOTE(michaelyzy @ Mar 29 2007, 09:04 PM)
but my rtl8150.o USB LAN can not work in the pdaxrom Beta1 in Tosa,the kernel is 2.4.18.

but i don't know how to compile the driver of it.

wellswang help me a lot .anyway,i won't  give up to make it work in my Tosa.

Rtl8150 is so easy to use in my sl-c3100. in the original rom and the pdaxrom any version
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I've compiled rt8150's driver for tosa, michael tested it, and it runs well.

smile.gif
Capn_Fish
I think I may be doing some shopping...Thanks!
wellswang
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 10:11 PM)
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
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that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
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My WK-668 USB NIC is in the same shape ...
but it uses Davicom DM9601 chip ...

and it's in blue smile.gif

smile.gif

--wells
Meanie
QUOTE(wellswang @ Apr 4 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 10:11 PM)
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
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that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
*



My WK-668 USB NIC is in the same shape ...
but it uses Davicom DM9601 chip ...

and it's in blue smile.gif

smile.gif

--wells
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pdaXii13 5.3.4 has rtl8150, dm9601 and pegasus modules so hopefully this will cover most of the common usblan dongles...
merli
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 05:14 PM)
QUOTE(wellswang @ Apr 4 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 10:11 PM)
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
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that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
*



My WK-668 USB NIC is in the same shape ...
but it uses Davicom DM9601 chip ...

and it's in blue smile.gif

smile.gif

--wells
*



pdaXii13 5.3.4 has rtl8150, dm9601 and pegasus modules so hopefully this will cover most of the common usblan dongles...
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5.3.4 is already availalble?
Meanie
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 4 2007, 01:36 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 05:14 PM)
QUOTE(wellswang @ Apr 4 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 10:11 PM)
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
*



that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
*



My WK-668 USB NIC is in the same shape ...
but it uses Davicom DM9601 chip ...

and it's in blue smile.gif

smile.gif

--wells
*



pdaXii13 5.3.4 has rtl8150, dm9601 and pegasus modules so hopefully this will cover most of the common usblan dongles...
*



5.3.4 is already availalble?
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yep
merli
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 05:59 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 4 2007, 01:36 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 05:14 PM)
QUOTE(wellswang @ Apr 4 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 10:11 PM)
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
*



that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
*



My WK-668 USB NIC is in the same shape ...
but it uses Davicom DM9601 chip ...

and it's in blue smile.gif

smile.gif

--wells
*



pdaXii13 5.3.4 has rtl8150, dm9601 and pegasus modules so hopefully this will cover most of the common usblan dongles...
*



5.3.4 is already availalble?
*



yep
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so ... where can I find download ling and changelog? :-)
thnx
Meanie
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 4 2007, 02:30 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 05:59 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 4 2007, 01:36 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 05:14 PM)
QUOTE(wellswang @ Apr 4 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 10:11 PM)
QUOTE(whit @ Apr 3 2007, 11:57 PM)
QUOTE(merli @ Apr 2 2007, 10:32 PM)

Thanks. From the picture it's the same one as Geeks.com - a bit closer to me.

Is the driver you're using the Davicom 9601 one discussed above?
*



that one looks exactly like the one i have and it uses the rtl8150 module. it comes in many different colours also. i got the blue and the green ones...

http://www.users.on.net/~hluc/myOQO/myAccessories.jpg

oops, I got a yellow one as well...
*



My WK-668 USB NIC is in the same shape ...
but it uses Davicom DM9601 chip ...

and it's in blue smile.gif

smile.gif

--wells
*



pdaXii13 5.3.4 has rtl8150, dm9601 and pegasus modules so hopefully this will cover most of the common usblan dongles...
*



5.3.4 is already availalble?
*



yep
*



so ... where can I find download ling and changelog? :-)
thnx
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the usual place.

http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/feed/pdaXii13/tmp/
http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/feed/pdaXii13/akita/
whit
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 3 2007, 07:14 AM)
pdaXii13 5.3.4 has rtl8150, dm9601 and pegasus modules so hopefully this will cover most of the common usblan dongles...

Okay, it finally arrived. The large chip inside says "Zt CKN 0635". Does this make it one of the above, or something else? The only possible clue on the box is "Uses 93C46 to store resource configuration, ID parameter, etc."

I'd plug it in and see if it worked with one driver or the other, but I didn't think through that I'd need an adapter for this adapter, since of course it's a standard rather than mini USB plug on it. wink.gif
Capn_Fish
I got a usb lan adapter from geeks.com, but I don't know what chipset it uses, and being the n00b I am in this area, have no idea how to figure it out or get it working. Could somebody help?

EDIT: Found that it uses the dm9601 chipset and I downloaded the driver, bu can't get it to work (it was compiled for 2.4.x, and I have a 2.6.x kernel). Any tips?

Thanks!
Meanie
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Apr 14 2007, 04:13 AM)
I got a usb lan adapter from geeks.com, but I don't know what chipset it uses, and being the n00b I am in this area, have no idea how to figure it out or get it working. Could somebody help?

EDIT: Found that it uses the dm9601  chipset and I downloaded the driver, bu can't get it to work (it was compiled for 2.4.x, and I have a 2.6.x kernel). Any tips?

Thanks!
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downgrade your distro to beta3 or pdaXii13 smile.gif, or wait for rxxx to become stable and eventually, more modules/drivers will be added...
Ling
Meanie, you mentioned this in another thread. Is the 9601 driver in the latest pdaXii13? Thanks.
Meanie
QUOTE(Ling @ Apr 14 2007, 10:58 PM)
Meanie, you mentioned this in another thread. Is the 9601 driver in the latest pdaXii13? Thanks.
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it's all in the release notes, 9601 in pdaXii13 since 5.3.4...
Capn_Fish
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 14 2007, 01:25 AM)
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Apr 14 2007, 04:13 AM)
I got a usb lan adapter from geeks.com, but I don't know what chipset it uses, and being the n00b I am in this area, have no idea how to figure it out or get it working. Could somebody help?

EDIT: Found that it uses the dm9601  chipset and I downloaded the driver, bu can't get it to work (it was compiled for 2.4.x, and I have a 2.6.x kernel). Any tips?

Thanks!
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downgrade your distro to beta3 or pdaXii13 smile.gif, or wait for rxxx to become stable and eventually, more modules/drivers will be added...
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Anything else I could try? Ways to get the kernel source?
whit
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Apr 13 2007, 10:13 AM)
Found that it uses the dm9601  chipset and I downloaded the driver


Where can that driver be found? Thanks!

Oh, I guess at http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/feed/beta3/custom/ - was stumbling around in dead links for awhile, but Google is our friend....

But ...

QUOTE
# insmod ./dm9601.o
./dm9601.o: ./dm9601.o: unresolved symbol crc32_le


Does this mean I don't have the right 2.4.20 kernel, or that there's some other module I need to load first? (My install is Kathryn.)
Capn_Fish
QUOTE(whit @ May 30 2007, 11:55 AM)
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Apr 13 2007, 10:13 AM)
Found that it uses the dm9601  chipset and I downloaded the driver


Where can that driver be found? Thanks!

Oh, I guess at http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/feed/beta3/custom/ - was stumbling around in dead links for awhile, but Google is our friend....

But ...

QUOTE
# insmod ./dm9601.o
./dm9601.o: ./dm9601.o: unresolved symbol crc32_le


Does this mean I don't have the right 2.4.20 kernel, or that there's some other module I need to load first? (My install is Kathryn.)
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"Kathrin" covers many versions. Check theoutput of 'uname -r.' That should tell you if you have the right kernel.
whit
QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ May 30 2007, 10:16 AM)
"Kathrin" covers many versions. Check theoutput of 'uname -r.' That should tell you if you have the right kernel.

I phrased the question ambiguously. I know I have a 2.4.20 kernel. The question is whether it's the right 2.4.20 kernel - whether the symbol that isn't being found by the module is some option that needed to be compiled into the kernel, but wasn't, or whether it's a dependency that could be satisfied by loading another module first. (uname -r just confirms that it's 2.4.20 - doesn't tell which options it was compiled with or Kathrin version it was packaged with.)
Jon_J
Since I already wasted $100.00 on a not compatable ethernet card, sad.gif (Socket Rugged CF 10/100 ethernet)
I would like to know if any of these USB Ethernet adapters on this Tiger Direct page will work?
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...20ethernet&mnf=

3. Linksys - USB100M - EtherFast 10/100 Compact USB 1.1 Network Adapter

4. Linksys - USB200M - Compact USB 2.0 10/100 Network Adapter

5. Belkin USB 10/100 Ethernet Adapter

6. Trendnet - TU-ET100C - 10/100 USB 1.1 Ethernet Adapter

7. SMC - SMC2209USB/ETH - Compact USB 2.0 To 10/100Mbps LAN Ethernet Adapter

Below brick & mortar stores:

Circuit City
Linksys Compact USB Network Adapter (USB200M)
Same as number 4. above, and store is only 16 miles away. smile.gif
http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Linksys-Com...roductDetail.do

Office Depot
TRENDnet USB to 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet Adapter
http://www.officedepot.com/ddSKU.do?level=...ag=true&An=text

Radioshack
Linksys EtherFast USB 2.0 10/100 Network Adapter
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.js...rentPage=search

I cannot buy stuff online, thus I need to find a dongle/adapter at a brick & mortar store or catalog outlet.
desertrat
QUOTE(Jon_J @ Jun 8 2007, 05:03 PM)
I cannot buy stuff online, thus I need to find a dongle/adapter at a brick & mortar store or catalog outlet.
Is it possible for you to actually try the dongles in-store? Bring your Z along, plug the dongle in, then run "ifconfig -a" to see whether a network device is created, if so you're in luck, if not check "dmesg" to see what chipset the dongle uses.
Jon_J
Most places won't let you open the package.
I wanted to open the package of a pelican PSP power adapter to look at the volt/amp output at Best buy, but I was told to purchase it first, open it, then return it if it didn't work.
When I got it home, I was glad it was the same as the one recommended here on the forums.
I found one more dongle, this one may work. I added it to my post above.

Is there a website that identifies the chipsets in these ethernet dongles, or where online can one find such info?
adf
QUOTE(Jon_J @ Jun 8 2007, 06:04 PM)
Most places won't let you open the package.
I wanted to open the package of a pelican PSP power adapter to look at the volt/amp output at Best buy, but I was told to purchase it first, open it, then return it if it didn't work.
When I got it home, I was glad it was the same as the one recommended here on the forums.
I found one more dongle, this one may work. I added it to my post above.

Is there a website that identifies the chipsets in these ethernet dongles, or where online can one find such info?
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the linksys usb100m should work fine. it is a realtek chip--it even works with sharprom/cacko (using a module meanie compiled, I think)
Jon_J
Thank you, I'll order that one from Tiger Direct if I can't find it at a store near me.
I found the driver, it is included in meanie's "netswitch_0.4_arm.ipk"
dougeeebear
Jon,
A user left this review at Tiger Direct.
You might want to check into it a little further.
Jon_J
QUOTE(dougeeebear @ Jun 8 2007, 05:17 PM)
Jon,
A user left this review at Tiger Direct.
You might want to check into it a little further.
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Thank you, I decided against getting this anyway. It looks like the 200m model has replaced this one.
I also just checked the regular Zaurus outlets and none of them have any CF Ethernet cards now. sad.gif
Handheld-linux [Shop] has the same one that I have that doesn't work.
Trisoft doesn't list CF Ethernet cards now. StreamlineCPUs is gone, Conics has the Buffalo card. Dynamism doesn't have CF network cards.
It's getting hard to find things for the Z nowdays.
adf
my 100m works, the connector isn't a problem. It is small, inexpensive and connects my Z to ethernet. However, I'm not prepared to become a sales zealot for a usb lan dongle--get was is easy to acquire, inexpensive, small, and known to work.
pelrun
QUOTE(whit @ May 30 2007, 04:55 PM)
QUOTE
# insmod ./dm9601.o
./dm9601.o: ./dm9601.o: unresolved symbol crc32_le

Does this mean I don't have the right 2.4.20 kernel, or that there's some other module I need to load first? (My install is Kathryn.)
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No, it means you didn't load it properly. biggrin.gif Don't use insmod, use modprobe!

Insmod only loads the modules you specify, but modprobe will also load any dependencies. In this case "modprobe dm9601" would also load crc32.

Now all I need to do is get it to recognise the usb id's of my dongle...
Jon_J
I got this dongle at a local store today. I cannot get it to connect.
Linksys USB200M
It also has "NWC USBv2 100m Linksys" on an attached label.
The lights flash for a second, then go off.
dmesg (last line)
usb.c USB device 2 (vend/prod 0x13b1/0x18) is not claimed by any active driver.

lsusb
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 13b1:0018

I also tried a powered hub, but it still gives me the "not claimed by any active driver" message and the lights only flash for a split second, then go off.

How do I know what chipset this uses?

How can I tell if it uses pegasus or rtl8150 based chipset?
adf
plug it in to a linux desktop? They usually have more dirvers included, havving more space and all....
Jon_J
I don't have a linux desktop available.
I was hoping the number "100m" on the label would make it similar to yours, adf

This uses the ax8817x driver that needs to be backported from 2.4.21 kernel, and also requires backporting the USB stack according to this post.
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showt...ost&p=86237
Jon_J
I got a USB to LAN adapter from Radio Shack today. smile.gif
It is a Belkin F5D5050 USB 1.1 10/100 Ethernet Adapter.
It uses the pegasus driver.
I connected it to an ethernet port on my Linksys WRT54G router.
I had some difficulty at first getting it to connect, using the LAN and Wifi applet.
Then I rebooted and used the LAN and Wifi applet again, and set it to:

Obtain TCP/IP automatically (DHCP)
Auto-detect DNS

It connected and I checked with ifconfig.
I now have these 3 numbers:
inet addr: 192.168.1.102
Bcast 192.168.1.255
Mask: 255.255.255.0

I used dillo and opened these forums. The page loaded in 3 secs.
Then I used Epiphany and tried weather.com-large-maps (a page I have bookmarked).
This took 15 minutes, and it finally timed out.
I then copied the weather-map address into dillo, and the page loaded in 2 secs, but the map had a message "internal server error"
I guess my new USB LAN dongle is working like it should. smile.gif

When I first hooked it up, I couldn't get ifconfig to output anything about eth0
But after rebooting and trying again, it worked! smile.gif
One minor bug, if you can call it a bug. The network config GUI won't disconnect the connection. I have to unplug the dongle.

When I first got home with this new "toy", I plugged it into my Cacko Zaurus, and it has a major problem.
The USB icon comes on the taskbar, but after about 3-5 seconds, Qtopia locks up completely. The only recourse is resetting in the battery compartment.
I guess, I'll have to fiddle with that Zaurus some to get it working. I'll post anything else about this in the Sharp subforum, if necessary.

Edit:
What gave me the idea to use this dongle is this thread from awhile back:
http://www.oesf.org/forum/index.php?showto...=Belkin+F5D5050
scrapheap
Don't get a Dynamode USB-NIC-1427-100 LAN Dongle as I have had big problems with mine not working on some networks but working on others. I contacted their tech support and they said that they don't support linux. I then sent them a link to their web page for the product which clearly states that linux is support. They just responded saying that the web page is incorrect and needs to be updated.

So it looks like I have to now go to the hassle of finding a replacement. I am waiting to hear back from linksys as to what chipset they use in their USB200M (hopefully it is a rtl8150, but we will see.)
Jon_J
QUOTE(scrapheap @ Nov 1 2007, 09:02 AM) *
Don't get a Dynamode USB-NIC-1427-100 LAN Dongle as I have had big problems with mine not working on some networks but working on others. I contacted their tech support and they said that they don't support linux. I then sent them a link to their web page for the product which clearly states that linux is support. They just responded saying that the web page is incorrect and needs to be updated.

So it looks like I have to now go to the hassle of finding a replacement. I am waiting to hear back from linksys as to what chipset they use in their USB200M (hopefully it is a rtl8150, but we will see.)

Here is a thread about the Linksys USB200M
I have one and there seems to be a driver for 2.6 kernels, but I'm running pdaxii13, which uses the 2.4 kernel, so I had to purchase a different dongle. (Shown in thread, 2 posts up)
Good luck with the USB200M
http://www.oesf.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=24903

NOTE: the attachments in that thread have disappeared, you may find the driver file by googling the filename I posted.

Edit
Is the Linksys USB200M dongle the one pictured in this thread?
http://www.oesf.org/forum/index.php?s=&...st&p=163007
If it is, we are talking about the same dongle.
boardboyd
The following is a pic of the Linksys 200M

So there isn't a driver for the 200M for hte 2.4 kernel, I might have to look into R198 or whatever pdaxrom is at, I have the same one and a ZD1215 USB Wifi dongle which I think has 2.6 drivers.

BTW I have a Linksys 200M I've never been able to get to work with Cacko, pdaxii13, it's a V2 of the hardware, and reported vend/prod ID from dmesg upon insertion is 0x13b1/0x18, a quick google and you get a bunch of TiVo forums, but this one looks promising with a driver for a 2.4.20 kernel, might be worth a try when I get home tonight. Appears it uses the ax8817x chipset not the RealTek one.
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