problem usb port recognizing Ben

Stratman2 Marshall entfred at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 2 15:01:25 EDT 2012


Thanks, David. HP and Ben now talk to each other, fine using ubuntu

> From: dvdkhlng at gmx.de
> To: entfred at hotmail.com
> CC: discussion at lists.en.qi-hardware.com
> Subject: Re: problem usb port recognizing Ben
> Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 20:22:36 +0200
> 
> >>>>> "Stratman2" == Stratman2 Marshall <entfred at hotmail.com> writes:
> 
> [..]
> > I loaded a linux distro off of one of these bootable distros dvd.
> > Linux booted up ok, but the Ben was not recognized on my HP Pavillion
> > Elite PC's usb port.  The HP appears to recognize normal USB readable
> > devices ok, like a web cam, memory stick etc...
> 
> > Has anyone had difficulty getting their PC to recognize the Ben?
> 
> What do you mean with recognize?  The Ben is not recognized like a
> USB-Stick or MP3 Player.  It is *not* going to show up as a hard drive.
> 
> Instead it provides a USB network device.  If you type
> 
> /sbin/ifconfig -a
> 
> a new device named "usb0"  should be listed when the Ben is plugged in.
> Here is a more detailed description of how to set this up:
> 
> http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Ethernet_over_USB
> 
> Please feel free to ask more questions.
> 
> cheers,
> 
> David
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