[openbeosnetteam] Re: no such device

  • From: "Bruno G. Albuquerque" <bga@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 16:48:07 -0300 (BRT)

This happens because your current stack (the BeOS one) is already using
this card. You must be disable your card in the current stack and, then,
run the ifconfig line to enable it on the OBOS stack.


> 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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