January 4th, 2003, 09:27 PM
firewire (1394) networking
I would like to network a windows computer and a linux computer together via firewire. Is this possible? Currently they are networked over ethernet with a hub/router in between. I transfer many large audio projects between these machines and I think firewire would speed things up dramatically.
Can it be done? Shoudl it be done? How do I do it?
January 5th, 2003, 10:19 PM
Would SLIP work for this (Firewire is serial, right?)? If so, then that's probably your best bet ... good luck (I've never even done PLIP in Linux)
January 7th, 2003, 12:54 AM
Firewire should supply a network interface. youŽll just have to assign IPs.
I never tried, but in my WinXP, i have a 1394 NIC driver installed, linux should be the same.
January 8th, 2003, 11:40 PM
So far I am just trying to configure the card i have in linux, then I will try the networking part.
is this right?
dmesg | grep 1394 looks like
ohci1394: $Rev: 530 $ Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
ohci1394_0: OHCI-1394 1.0 (PCI): IRQ= MMIO=[dd800000-dd800800] Max Packet=
ieee1394: Host added: Node[00:1023] GUID [Linux OHCI-1394]
I have no way to cnnect it currently and test....
January 9th, 2003, 08:23 AM
That tells me that you have those modules loaded correctly, so yeah I'd say the card is configured correctly as far as I can tell.