[openbeosnetteam] Re: no such device

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  • To: <openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 14:28:07 -0500

I tried that too.

ifconfig /dev/net/ec9xx/0 netmask

Gives me a "General OS Error"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruno G. Albuquerque" <bga@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2004 2:32 PM
Subject: [openbeosnetteam] Re: no such device

> > Do I have to have a certain type of adapter to try and run the OBOS
> > networking kit?  I followed the instructions for download/install and
> > I'm to the point of running ifconfig and I get "no such device".  My NIC
> > is a 3com and the driver is an ec9xx.  I do "ifconfig ec9xx
> > netmask" and get the error above.
> "device" is actually the path to the device published under the "/dev"
> hierarchy, so your line shouldbe something like:
> ifconfig /dev/net/ec9xx netmask
> Note I am not sure if "/dev/net" is the correct path. I do not hav access
> to a BeOS machine right now to be able to check.
> -Bruno

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