[maemo-users] debian repos for host-pc-connectivity don't work?

From: reini rrumberger at web.de
Date: Thu Mar 29 04:01:35 EEST 2012
Am Mittwoch 28.03.2012, 21:22:07 schrieb James Brown:
> On 28.03.2012 18:36, reini wrote:
> > You're trying to install 32bit ubuntu packages on a (presumably more
> > modern) 64bit debian. I have my doubts whether it can work at all,
> > especially since multiarch isn't too well supported in debian yet.
> > You may have better luck installing a 32bit Ubuntu Intrepid in a VM and
> > doing the connectivity stuff there. (I haven't tried the PC connectivity
> > stuff, so I don't know how useful that would be.)
> As I can see there are some instructions for manually configuring linux
> systems. It seems that it is more simple than using 'host-pc-connectivity'
> But there are only instructions for Ubuntu.
> There is no file /etc/udev/rules.d/85-ifupdown.rules in my Debian
> Squeeze AMD64 system.
> But as I can see - another file contains similar (but not the same) strings:
> > /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules:SUBSYSTEM=="net",
> > ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx",
> > ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth0"
> > /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules:SUBSYSTEM=="net",
> > ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx",
> > ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="wlan*", NAME="wlan0"
> > /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules:SUBSYSTEM=="net",
> > ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx",
> > ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="wlan*", NAME="wlan1"
> (real MACs was changed to xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx for security reasons).
> Do I need to change that records or I need to create
> '/etc/udev/rules.d/85-ifupdown.rules' with indicated in the
> documentation records?

Without actually knowing what you're trying to do, the safest option might be 
to create your own rules file (something like
/etc/udev/rules.d/85-host-pc-connectivity.rules) and put whatever needs to be 
added in there.

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