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Wireless Tether for Root - No Netfilter!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Mastermind278, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Mastermind278

    Mastermind278 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Does anyone know how to get Wireless Tether to work on the Behold? I tried running the program however it states that it has No Netfilter.

    If not does anyone know any other program (besides PDAnet) that might work to tether the behold 2? Thanks!
     


  2. psychoace

    psychoace Well-Known Member

    Nothing will work until we can get custom roms with a kernel that supports such feature.
     
  3. Notahotshot

    Notahotshot Member

    Is there a reason you don't want to use PdaNet? Because it does work.
     
  4. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation

    PDAnet isn't wireless.
     
  5. Notahotshot

    Notahotshot Member

    Your right of course until we get 2.0. I had not tried the Bluetooth option.
     
  6. chadmd23

    chadmd23 Android Enthusiast

    Ugh, anyone having any luck tethering with linux (pdanet does work great for windows!)?

    I can't seem to get the setup right for Proxoid on my ubuntu netbook.
     
  7. HendyZero20

    HendyZero20 Newbie

    Yeah its weird I just tried it. I downloaded the Wifi apk for Galaxy but it said something about no netfiller. Turns Out I had to connect my device to the pc, turn on USB Debug then goto cmd and type in, adb shell then type in, su. to allow the program access to the root. But even still after I Successfully connected to my phone, The internet still wouldnt work and when i checked the log it had failed at everything. PDAnet does work tho. Just slow as hell. For me atleast.
     
  8. chadmd23

    chadmd23 Android Enthusiast

    My understanding is that netfilter is installed on custom roms, of which none are available yet for the B2.

    And pdanet seems to work great for me. Just remember that even a 3G connection on a PC, is not even close to a cable connection you have at home. But should be more than enough to check email and basic web browsing.
     
  9. BH_MAN

    BH_MAN Android Expert

    Wifi Tethering will not work until we have a custom Kernel... As the Kernel needs Patched for netfilter to work correctly.
     
  10. paul89

    paul89 Android Expert

    well do you think you are capable of doing it? If so you the man!
     
  11. BH_MAN

    BH_MAN Android Expert

    No clue at this point... First step is compiling the zimage.. Step 2, making a bootable edit in hex to the kernel in the odin..
     
  12. paul89

    paul89 Android Expert

    ya I got stuck on compiling the image, for some reason I wasnt able to use the java jdk 5.0, I installed it correctly I think! But I wasnt able to use it???
     
  13. TrademarkQ

    TrademarkQ Lurker

    There exists, now, devices that offer this functionality (for additional $25-$45 per month). I ran into the same issues with my Motorola DROID and this post was the first that worked for me in alleviating the Netfilter initialization errors.
    http://www.thecleverengineer.com/2009/12/rooted-android-with-wifi-tethering/

    I hope it helps someone find the answer quicker than it did me. Make sure you back up your settings & paid apps first cause I lost mine during the process.
     
  14. khunny7

    khunny7 Newbie

    With BH_MAN's rom, tethering was automatically done with linux when I plugged in my BH2.
     
  15. microhaxo

    microhaxo Well-Known Member

    They're talking about Wireless Tethering.
     
  16. Mastermind278

    Mastermind278 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

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