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Old 06-04-2003, 12:26 AM   #1
Bounty44
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2Wire Homeportal and Linux :)


Hey, searched the forums and no one really seems to be able to answer this on any previous threads, so I will post mine.

I just installed linux this morning, yes I am that much of a newbie, lol. I really just need internet access so I can have access to aol instant messenger.. so I need help. I have my 2wire Homeportal hooked up to a usb port in the back of my dell... is there anyway I can get it to configure so I have internet access? How do I go about doing this...
 
Old 06-04-2003, 06:41 AM   #2
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Topologi Linux? I have no idea, under Red Hat 8+ you would use the hardware browser and look in the USB section. IIRC there is a little command line tool you can use as well, but I don't use any USB devices so am rather rusty.

You will need a driver for it, google for it in Windows. I've not heard of 2wire before.
 
Old 06-04-2003, 10:37 AM   #3
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Thanks bro, anything helps
 
Old 06-28-2003, 12:33 AM   #4
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i think you may be out of luck

according to 2wire, usb access is for win and mac only.

http://www.2wire.net/help/troublesho...ux_FreeBSD.htm
 
  


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