Make your PC link the Ben to the Internet, Automagically!

jon at rejon.org jon at rejon.org
Fri Aug 5 04:36:23 EDT 2011


Can you please put this on the qi hardware wiki on the syncing page?

http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Synchronization

Thanks!

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 6:25 AM, Ernest Kugel <erik.kugel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys, I got tired of running networking scripts everytime I connected my
> Ben to my PC. So I wrote a udev rule and a script to be executed everytime
> udev senses a Nanonote connected to it and ready to network. I've tried it
> myself and it works like a charm.
>
> The instructions are:
> 1. Download a udev rule from here:
> http://xeps.no-ip.org/ben/udev/72-BenNanoNote-net.rules - save it under
> "/etc/udev/rules.d/"
> 2. Download a script to setup forwarding, routing and usb networking from
> here: http://xeps.no-ip.org/ben/scripts/ben-net.sh - save it under
> "/usr/local/bin/"
> 3. Reboot, or log in as root and run # udevadm control --reload-rules
> 4. Connect your Nanonote, observe the magic!
>
> Note this will not work when the Nanonote is connected to the PC at boot
> time, only if you plug it in while udev is running!
>
> Let me know if:
> - You tried this and ran into issues.
> - You don't know how to try it.
> - You think this this is an utter waste of time and there's nothing wrong
> with manually doing it every-time.
>
> Cheers!
>
> --
> Ernest Kugel
>
>
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