DNS not working
montgoss+openmokodevice at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 05:14:47 CEST 2008
That step is what allows the FreeRunner to connect to the internet
through your PC. It wouldn't do anything if your FreeRunner can't
connect to the PC.
All I have to do to connect to my PC via USB is what is listed on the
Getting Started page:
sudo ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200 netmask 255.255.255.0
ssh root at 192.168.0.202
2008/7/15 Abel Chang <changzer at gmail.com>:
> just to be sure.. because i was having the same problem.
> my freerunner just wouldnt connect to my computer...
> and without this step, "opkg update" on the phone will not work as well,
> by the way, i'm using ubuntu, with vmware fusion from mac OS X 10.5.4
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Steven **
> <montgoss+openmokodevice at gmail.com> wrote:
>> No. I did not. I was adding it as you responded though. And that
>> was the issue.
>> I'll be editing the wiki right now to make it a little more obvious
>> that this step is necessary. I skipped right over that section...
>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 7:07 PM, ian douglas <ian.douglas at iandouglas.com>
>> > Hi Steven,
>> > Do you have the iptables code set up on your PC as well? It will need to
>> > be able to do packet forwarding to/from the Freerunner.
>> > On your local PC, if you're using Ubuntu, your /etc/network/interfaces
>> > would look something like this:
>> > auto usb0
>> > iface usb0 inet static
>> > address 192.168.0.200
>> > netmask 255.255.255.0
>> > network 192.168.0.0
>> > up iptables -A POSTROUTING -t nat -j MASQUERADE -s 192.168.0.0/24 &
>> > up echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward &
>> > up iptables -P FORWARD ACCEPT &
>> > down iptables -D POSTROUTING -t nat -j MASQUERADE -s 192.168.0.0/24 &
>> > I use that set up myself on my laptop (as well as the
>> > /etc/network/interfaces code that goes on the Freerunner itself) and my
>> > Freerunner connects to the Internet just fine.
>> > -id
>> > Steven ** wrote:
>> >> I've edited /etc/network/interfaces per the instructions on the
>> >> Getting Started page, but no luck. I can't get any domain names to
>> >> resolve. I also tried my ISP's DNS servers instead of OpenDNS's. No
>> >> difference. I restarted after the change to make sure it was using
>> >> the new DNS server (and I can see it is when I do a nslookup).
>> >> What am I missing?
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Steven
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> Best regards,
> Abel Chang - 張東龍
> Graphic & Product Designer
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