USB network support for the Sharp Zaurus      2003.10.15 @ 8:06:48 PM
This is just a quick note on how to configure a RedHat 9 workstation for USB network connectivity with a Sharp Zaurus.

Create the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-usb0 with the following content:

BOOTPROTO=static
BROADCAST=192.168.129.255
IPADDR=192.168.129.1
NETMASK=255.255.255.0
NETWORK=192.168.129.0
DEVICE=usb0
NOZEROCONF=yes


Now, blacklist the CDCEther module that would load by default on a standard RedHat 9 installation.
echo "CDCEther" >> /etc/hotplug/blacklist

In case the module is loaded, remove it with: rmmod CDCEther

That is it. Put the Zaurus on the cradle and ping it: ping 192.168.129.201


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