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    Want to use USB for my dsl modem

    I have recently bought the jetspeed520 adsl router and i want to use USB to connect it to my PC ( not ethernet ) under suse9.2 . I have googled to many sites and searched in many forums but i cant find something helpful. The manual has no reference to linux setup. I have setup successfully the router through ethernet in the past , but right now i need to connect it through USB, because the ethernet is reserved by another PC .

    Please dont reply me asking why i dont use ethernet or that I should buy a hub/switch. Any help will be appreciated. Thanx in advance...

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    Linux Guru loft306's Avatar
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    Oct 2003
    The DairyLand
    well it can usualy be done though if the other machine is a windows box you will have an easier time getting the usb to work with a win box! than with a linux box though it can be done but we need
    or you can simply get a ether hub or switch with more ports on it for ethernet cables
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    Pontypridd, Wales
    You first port of call would be to plug it in and see what happens. Hotplug should do something dmesg it and have a look.

    Have you googled for info on your hardware with linux?
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