Okay, let’s do a bisection. Use the Linux kernel “bridge” module along with the “bridge-utils” package, which includes the important brctl command. This is the dmesg entry for the ASIX adapter: One consequence of supporting multiple devices is that the “usbnet” driver supports several different link level framing solutions for IEEE packets over USB. I installed kernel 4. Here are the symptomps,.

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Using ASIX products under Linux

It also eliminates the need to route a two-node subnet for each new USB network device, making network administrators happier with your choice of peripheral hardware. In general, you’d rather automate such things. It could be a home gateway, or any other kind of device or gadget where embedding Linux can give your product an edge. Failed to enable hardware MII access [ Another example of a clear bug in the MSFT code: To post a comment you must log in.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_USB_NET_AXX: ASIX AX88xxx Based USB Ethernet Adapters

Email Required, but never shown. The link level address will usually not be one from a manufacturer’s ID prom, except on higher end devices.

All these are based on the same core hardware. Changed status to confirmed as per apport instructions. Linux defines some standard interpretations linix the “message level” bits, which are not widely used That means standard CDC Ethernet drivers need to have a way to blacklist Zaurus products, since they are incompatible with the protocol standard they advertise.


Linux source code: drivers/net/usb/asix.c (v) – Bootlin

Standard Linux kernels supported them in roughly this order: If you try to use aasix, you might even short out your USB electronics and so need to buy a new system. Those two systems connect through USB network links, and the configuration problem is making sure there is complete IP connectivity. Only the tools and commands are very different on Linux hosts; most distributions for Linux don’t yet provide a way to automatically set up your bridge that’s as easy.

My WiFi internet linuux is now stable for an hour or so, which is as long as I ever stay at the computer, at one sitting. And then I changed the model to another ethernet USB lnux and it worked.

Since that setup doesn’t use “ifup” to bring interfaces up, you don’t need to manually set up each potential usb link. Sometimes they’re sold as special “adapter cables” like this one which happens to use a Prolific PL chip.

You might want to use stable bus-info values to figure out what network address to assign to a given link, if your routing configuration needs that. Installed on days ago InstallationMedia: You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.


Failed to enable hardware MII access trying modprobe -rf asix asix module has no dependants just hangs without any output. After a the driver binds to the device, the new interface causes a network hotplug event reporting that a new network interface has been registered.

New USB device strings: Unfortunately we can’t expect such bugs to get fixed by Microsoft. Download full text 4. If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please asiz a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to ‘Confirmed’. At this time, the interface might look like this through “ifconfig” or “ip”:.

Another way to package these devices takes a bit more money to provide two “B” connectors. The cable devices perform a master-to-slave conversion and a slave-to-master conversion Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that awix have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and asixx policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Starting with Linux kernel 2.

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