SSH into Freerunner
changzer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 18:43:03 CEST 2008
seems like i was missing this 2nd step you mentioned.
i was able to ssh my freerunner, and i also followed those instructions on
the USB Networking section.
the one part i didnt figure out how to do, was to edit /etc/resolv.conf on
how do i access and edit files from the mobile device?
that said, you can already tell i'm very newbie to linux :(
thanks for the help so far!
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 8:24 PM, ian douglas <ian.douglas at iandouglas.com>wrote:
> Abel Chang wrote:
> > could anyone tell me in a very easy step-by-step way?
> Since you already seem to be able to SSH into your Freerunner, you need
> to do the following:
> 1. Follow the extra instructions on the USB Networking wiki page which
> includes the iptables masquerading on your PC to allow packet forwarding
> from your Freerunner through your PC to the internet.
> -- you will need this to have Internet access on your Freerunner while
> connected to your PC
> 2. Make sure your /etc/resolv.conf on the Freerunner has a real public
> DNS server, like "nameserver 184.108.40.206" in it.
> -- without this, opkg cannot resolve the openmoko.org URLs it needs to
> download the new package databases and actually upgrade them
> If you need any more help along the way, let us know exactly what you've
> done so far (paste copies of your configuration files where applicable)
> so we can see what you're missing.
> support mailing list
> support at lists.openmoko.org
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