netfix testers?

Joel Newkirk freerunner at
Tue Oct 21 12:47:41 CEST 2008

OK, I posted the updated package to
htp:// - using 'route' instead of
'ip' now to set up default routes.  So the only external dependency should
be for resolvconf on SHR and Raster (and I'm guessing FSO).

Please test and post results or problems to this thread.


On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 22:05:33 -0400, Joel Newkirk <freerunner at>
> On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 11:46:12 +1100, roguemoko at wrote:
>> Joel Newkirk wrote:
>>> I've posted a tarball of my networking fixes to
>>>, and a writeup on it at
>>> for anyone interested.
>> Wiki
>>> seemed inappropriate (at least at this time), and the writeup is too
>> long
>>> to post on the ML, IMHO.
>> Awesome. I'll upgrade/backup/test at my earliest convenience (prolly a
>> couple of days at this point).
>> I'll let you know how I go.
>> Sarton
> Thanks!
> I have to apologize - I just flashed to SHR to test this and
> (re)discovered
> that busybox's substitute for 'ip' doesn't support route metrics - I've
> been installing my own from
> in my setup script I usually run after flash and forgotten that important
> factor.  I'm pretty sure the older 'route' command substitute in busybox
> supports metric, will give it a test run.
> So this solution currently depends on both resolvconf and full
> (non-busybox) iproute2.  Angstrom only has iproute2 packaged for Arm9
> The resolvconf package (included with 2008.x but not SHR or Raster) is
> available from the OM repository.
> Also, if you power up with USB already plugged in, it doesn't bring usb0
> up
> automatically at first, since udev doesn't emit a 'power plugged in'
> signal
> - it's necessary to unplug and plug back in.  I'll look into triggering
> startup as well.
> j

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