Re: debian-user: Firewire?
On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 08:27:32PM -0400, Chuckk Hubbard wrote:
> On 7/13/06, Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> >Chuckk Hubbard wrote:
> >>> A non-programmer. I read that IP-over-FireWire can only be done
> >>> in Linux by recompiling the kernel. Maybe this was wrong.
> >Compiling a kernel is *not* "programming". It does, though, take a
> >bit of geek knowledge.
> >What kernel are you running? If a stock Debian binary kernel, then
> >the work has probably been already done for you.
> AGNULA/DeMudi 2.6.12
> It doesn't offer me any sort of option to use firewire in the
> Networking panel. Modem, Ethernet, Wireless, Parallel Line, and
> Didn't there used to be a find option in the Debian File Browser?
> This is just one of those things I can't think of any possible reason
> not to include, but it's not there. And the Help file for File
> Browser is not found. Maybe I should toss AGNULA and just install
> Debian like I did before.
Try searching the kernel config file under boot for IEEE1394 options:
kvaughan:~# grep IEEE1394 /boot/config-2.6.16
# CONFIG_IEEE1394_VERBOSEDEBUG is not set
# CONFIG_IEEE1394_OUI_DB is not set
# CONFIG_IEEE1394_EXTRA_CONFIG_ROMS is not set
# CONFIG_IEEE1394_EXPORT_FULL_API is not set
# CONFIG_IEEE1394_SBP2 is not set
# CONFIG_IEEE1394_ETH1394 is not set
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