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Re: OT Firewire networking (was: Ethernet port dead)

Morgan Gangwere <0.fractalus@gmail.com> writes:

> "dmesg | grep eth" gives the folloing output:
> eth1394: eth0: IEEE-1394 IPv4 over 1394 Ethernet (fw-host0)

> On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 16:15:12 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón <> wrote:
>> But... what kind of device is that? Are you using an adapter
>> (firewire to ethernet)? :-?
> the 1394 standard says that a computer which supports 1394 must also
> support "1394 networking". Short end of it, if you need to move some
> data between two 1394 capable computers, you use that. They act like
> normal, everyday, nondescript ether ports in software, no less.

But eth0 is not the device I'm using: the device I'm using as an ethernet port
is eth1, but it doesn't appear in dmesg nor in lspci output: this is

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto eth1
allow-hotplug eth1
iface eth1 inet static


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