ZTE MG478 usbmodem

Jeff Palmer jpalmer at totaldiver.net
Sun Jan 6 16:23:58 PST 2008

Eimar Koort wrote:
> Hi all.
> Recently i bought ZTE CDMA2000 1X EV-DO Wireless Data Terminal (model
> MG478).
> So far i have no luck to get it work under FreeBSD (6.2).
> When i connect this device i get:
> Dec 27 16:22:06 laptop kernel: uhub4: device problem (SET_ADDR_FAILED),
> disabling port 3
> Dec 27 16:22:08 laptop kernel: ugen0: ZTE, Incorporated ZTE CDMA Tech, rev
> 1.10/0.00, addr 3
> There's also small guide how to get it work with linux:
> http://people.proekspert.ee/urmet/blog/?p=34
> However - it's not very useful when dealing with fbsd.
> So. Has anybody succeeded to get this thing work with freebsd?
This may be an obvious question to some, and not so obvious to others.   
Did you load the ucomm and umodem kernel modules?

kldload umodem (which may load ucomm, not sure)
kldload ucomm

then reinsert the device and see if it detects anything differently.


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