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From: Colin <signofzeta@...>
Subject: Re: problems with PowerBook G4
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 08:40:53 -0400
<HTML><BODY style="word-wrap: break-word; -khtml-nbsp-mode: space; -khtml-line-break: after-white-space; "><DIV><DIV>On Sep 20, 2005, at 8:40 PM, Nicholas S-A wrote:</DIV><BLOCKQUOTE type="cite"><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><FONT face="Helvetica" size="3" style="font: 12.0px Helvetica">1) I cannot configure ethernet (on eth0) or airport (on eth1, wifi1, and wlan1). after running "alias eth0=sungem" and "alias eth1=airport", "alias wifi1=airport", and "alias wlan1=airport", I still cannot connect using net.eth0 and net.eth1, etc, config and ifup eth0/ifup eth1. It says (I am booted into OSX now because I cannot get mail from Gentoo, so this might be a little off):</FONT></DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><FONT face="Helvetica" size="3" style="font: 12.0px Helvetica">ifconfig: eth0: device not found</FONT></DIV><DIV style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><FONT face="Helvetica" size="3" style="font: 12.0px Helvetica">or something like that. The same goes for eth1. Is there a guide somewhere that I could read about configuring ethernet and airport under gentoo?</FONT></DIV></BLOCKQUOTE><BR></DIV><DIV>Mac OS X isn't Linux, it's BSD.  Thus, there are a few changes as far as networking is concerned.  eth* becomes en* and sit* becomes stf* (IPv6-over-IPv4);  those are the only ones I can come up with off the top of my head.  So under OS X, you'll need to use "ifconfig en0" to view your first network device.  Or just use "ifconfig -a" to view all of your interfaces.</DIV><DIV>--</DIV><DIV>Colin</DIV></BODY></HTML>
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