[CentOS] Connecting to internet with USB tethered iphone

Fri Sep 22 17:20:49 UTC 2017
ken <gebser at mousecar.com>

On 09/22/2017 11:50 AM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On 22 September 2017 at 11:39, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:30 AM Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> On 22 September 2017 at 10:33, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> I am trying to get a centos 6 system on the internet with a tethered
>>>> iPhone. I can see the phone with lsusb as bus 001 device 011. A post on
>>>> stackoverflow said I would need to run "# ip link set usb0 up && dhcpcd
>>>> usb0"
>>>> But how do I reference my phone in that command?
>>> I thought that if the phone is in tethering mode that is all you need
>>> to do. The command is saying setup an 'ethernet' port on the USB and
>>> to ask for a dhcpd command from it. If the phone allows tethering it
>>> will be using its USB as an ethernet connection and will see a dhcpd
>>> connection and will give out an ip address.
>> Seems something else is using usb0 - without the phone connected I see
>> something on usb0 when running ifconfig. I think it's some internal
>> network.  I tried running those commands when the phones be was connected
>> but the system still is not on the internet.
> That may be the case with some hardware. A lot of management hardware
> will appear as a USB network address so you can loop back into the
> hardware that way. You could try usb1 for the phone to see if that
> works.

When you have the phone plugged in, what does "lsusb" say?