Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu
richard.mallender at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 11:32:50 CEST 2008
It is a shame you have alienated the support staff on this list since I
suspect I am not on my own in having difficulty getting USB networking
between the freerunner and Ubuntu up and running.
I am something of a Linux noob and a complete openmoko beginner and perhaps
as such I was a little rash in taking this thing on. I am running Ubuntu
8.04 64 bit on an AMD64 box.
I have spent a couple of days trawling google trying to get this going and
late last week was successful enough to be able to upgrade my device. I
thought at the time that maybe I should never power down my box again, but
power it down I did.
The problem I now have is that I am unable to get usb0 recognized as an
interface by ifconfig.
ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200
SIOCSIFADDR: No such device
usb0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
I have tried modprobing usbnet and cdc_ether but the problem remains.
Help from any quarter would be much appreciated as I am at my wits' end.
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