Re: Using an AX88772-based USB Ethernet device
> On 03/21/2013 05:32 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> When I researched this purchase I thought I read that AX88772-based
>> ethernet devices were supported by Debian, but when I attach the device
>> my laptop nothing shows up in lsusb, nor does any auto-configuration
>> to take place.
>> Am I being caught by this old bug:
>> (as suggested in a thread here:
>> Or am I just expecting too much automagic behaviour from my headless
>> install of 6.0.7, ie. are there additional steps I should be taking
>> this device will work?
> if its not shown in LSUSB, then look at dmesg, what the kernel returns
Sorry, it turns out the issue was that I'd disabled my USB ports in the
BIOS. Man I hate it when I miss something simple like that?
Ok, it shows up in lsusb now as follows:
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0b95:7720 ASIX Electronics Corp. AX88772
It doesn't show up in ifconfig though. I just see my built-in Gb NIC
(eth0) and the loopback. What step am I missing now?