[maemo-users] N900 as an internet device

From: Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com
Date: Wed Mar 10 09:04:08 EET 2010

>Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 10:35:25 -0700
>From: Kevin Kempter <kevin at kevinkempterllc.com>
>Subject: N900 as an internet device
>To: maemo-users at maemo.org
>Hi all;
>2 questions:
>1) I've recently seen that there's an app for the palm pre that turns it into 
>w wireless access point. Is there a similar app for the N900
>2) Other than a wireless access point app, how do I use my N900 to connect my 
>Linux laptop to the internet?

You can use IP forwarding with Maemo PC Connectivity. By default it works with Diablo (N8x0) devices but with N900 you need to recompile Fremantle (N900) kernel to add NAT support for it.


Documentation is here:

There are some known issues with N900 compared to N8x0 devices that are listed here:

Some of the issues have workarounds but not all.


>Thanks in advance

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