[sf-lug] olpc: green machine

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Sat Apr 12 22:52:57 PDT 2008

Alex Kleider wrote:
> my grandson is visiting and has brought his olpc and is asking that I
> get him connected to the internet.
> I've found the terminal but there is no /etc/network directory
> and no ifconfig or iwconfig command available.
> The machine seemed to connect after I turned mac filtering off on my
> router but after I figured out what the mac address was, I added it to
> the white list and re-enabled mac filtering. After that I've been
> unable to connect again. Even after turning mac filtering back off.
> Can anyone suggest how to get the poor boy connected?
> The address not found message suggests checking "your network
> connection and DNS server settings." but gives no clue how to do that
> on this machine.
> Help!
> alex
> a_kleider at yahoo.com
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Maybe this will help? http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/connecting.shtml


Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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