[Samba] Samba and IEE1394
andewid at tnonline.net
Thu Feb 21 04:44:26 GMT 2002
Thanks for your answer.
Yes, I know that I must compile in support for IEE1394 into the
kernel. However, I can't seem to find IEE1394 LAN support or something
similar so I can run TCP/IP ontop.
> The answer depends a lot on how your kernel is compiled (ie, your
> distribution and how the creators of your distro elected to build the
> shipping kernel). Linux supports firewire, but
> a) it must be enable in the kernel by directly compiling it in, or by module
> b) the box will need to have a card supported by the kernel
> So STEP one would be to make sure the kernel source is installed on the
> system in question,
> STEP two would be to pull the correct kernel configuration file from
> STEP three, load the configuration file (make menuconfig) and look under
> firewire support,
> which will tell you (a) if it's compiled in, and (b) which cards the
> respective kernel supports.
> --On Thursday, February 21, 2002 13:08 +0100 Anders Widman
> <andewid at tnonline.net> wrote:
>> This might not be the correct group to post to, but maybe somone could
>> tell me wich groupd it should go to (as I haven't found any good
>> I have Windows XP machines with IEE1394 (FireWire) LAN. Windows has
>> built in support for OHCI compliant cards and can use them as a normal
>> NIC, but with 400Mbit.
>> This sollution is cheap and alot faster than normal a 100Mbit LAN. The
>> problem is now that I want to conect my Linux boxes to this LAN too (I
>> use Samba for filesharing and a PDC) but haven't found a good way to
>> make it work.
>> Does anybode know how to do this, wich drivers/modules need to be
>> installed on the Linux box?
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