ads usb to ethernet adapter linux - debian

Notes on setting up the
# lsusb |grep -i ads
Bus 004 Device 009: ID 06e1:0008 ADS Technologies, Inc. UBS-10BT Ethernet [klsi]

ethernet adapter on Debian.

The ADS usb to ethernet adapter works with the kaweth driver. The kaweth driver is contained in the firmware-linux-nonfree debian package. If you want to apt install it add 'non-free' and 'contrib' to the repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list and

# apt-get update
# apt-get install firmware-linux-nonfree

Plug in the usb-to-ethernet adapter and look in messages for the name of the ethernet interface created
# dmesg |grep kaweth |grep created
[1613044.197148] kaweth 4-2:1.0: kaweth interface created at eth1

Set up IP and test
# ifconfig eth1 netmask
# ifconfig


ADS USB to Ethernet adapter on debian Linux