Re: USB gadget support?
- From: Marcel Holtmann <marcel holtmann org>
- To: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- Cc: Hollis Blanchard <hollis_blanchard mentor com>, networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: USB gadget support?
- Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:21:58 -0800
> > I have F16 here (NM 0.9.2) with a Beagleboard doing USB gadget
> > networking, and NM seems to be treating the wired and USB connections as
> > the same thing. After booting the Beagleboard, I get two "Wired" items
> > in the NM connection list, but they are sharing a single configuration.
> > This is a problem because I need to share my host's ethernet in order to
> > give the Beagleboard connectivity -- definitely not the same configuration.
> > When I click the "+" button for a new configuration, my only option is VPN.
> > I'm sure I had this working in F14 or F15, but I can't remember how. Am
> > I missing something simple? Thanks!
> Do either of the interfaces have stable MAC addresses? The usual
> mechanism would be to lock connections to each of the MAC addresses of
> the interfaces, so that you have connection #1 locked to onboard wired,
> and connection #2 locked to USB, and then they are both set up
> correctly. Unfortunately, I think on the gadget stuff sometimes the MAC
> address is random and then this becomes an excercise in creating udev
> rules to set the MAC address to a well-known one.
I fixed this in the kernel a long time ago. USB networking gadgets
contain DEVTYPE=gadget. No need to play crazy address tricks.
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