Re: OT Firewire networking (was: Ethernet port dead)
Morgan Gangwere <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth1 inet static