New NanoNote user questions
spam_from_qihw at chezphil.org
Thu Mar 18 13:10:59 EDT 2010
Hi Xiangfu, thanks for the reply.
Xiangfu Liu wrote:
> On 03/18/2010 10:48 PM, Phil Endecott wrote:
>> - How do the USB network MAC address(es) work? Where is it stored? Does
>> it have one for each end or something? (I see different addresses in
>> ifconfig on the device and on the PC.)
> it's generate by kernel.
Does anyone know what it's generated from? Often there is some
persistent storage in the flash for this sort of thing. Or is it random?
>> - Is there an easy way to set up DHCP?
> what you mean? setup BEN's DHCP service?
No, DHCP client. I would like it to auto-configure its networking when
I plug in the USB. I would like to understand the MAC addresses
because my DHCP server associates fixed IP addresses with MAC addresses.
>> - Is there an easy way to change the console font size?
> in current image. it's static in kernel config.
>> - Has anyone tried changing the keyboard layout? (I would much prefer to
>> have numbers in a row.)
> it's not hard. modify the KERNEL/driver/char/defkeymap.map
> and create the defkeymap.c by:
> loadkeys -m defkeymap.map > defkeymap.c
>> - Can I make Page Up work to scroll up in the console?
> map the VOL_UP to PAGE_UP. VOL_DOWN to PAGE_DOWN.
> then you can use: "shift + pageup" and "shift + pagedown"
> to scroll the console.
Hmm, so are you saying that I can't use two modifiers (i.e.
shift+fn+up) due to some fundamental limitation?
Presumably remapping the volume keys requires a kernel change as
above. It would be good to be able to do this dynamically.
>> - Does the power LED change colour when it's fully charged? Does it
>> charge while it is "off"?
> the LED only one color RED.
But it looks like the LED does go off when it is fully charged, and it
does charge when it is turned off.
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