LG 5350 cell phone

David Yeske dyeske at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 16 19:52:38 PDT 2003

Should this get a new vendor entry in usbdevs?

--- Josef Karthauser <joe at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 01:05:00PM -0500, Sean Welch wrote:
> > I have this phone myself.  I have two adapters for it -- one is
> > a serial cable the other a "true" (as in no serial to usb
> > conversion box in the middle) usb cable.
> > 
> > The phone works great under FreeBSD on the serial cable (normal
> > Hayes modem type at commands work fine), but no version of 
> > FreeBSD has worked with the usb cable so far.  I tried 4.8,
> > 5.0-RELEASE, and a few versions of 5.x-CURRENT.  The phone is
> > quite usable from my iBook so the cable isn't the issue (the
> > iBook reports it as a Qualcomm -- which is what the sticker
> > says too).  I see the message you do, but when I try to use
> > umodem with it the phone continuously "reboots" itself until
> > detached.
> > 
> > I tried something along the lines of what you did to usbdevs
> > a while back but didn't get any improvement.
> > 
> > The connection is appreciably faster over the usb port with
> > the "true" cable when compared to the serial cable; it would
> > be very nice to use it this way on FreeBSD...
> > 
> >                                                    Sean
> Maybe the phone doesn't identify itself as a usb modem class, instead
> relying on a vendor driver.
> An easy project for someone would be to write a general usb querying
> tool for displaying the classes, etc that a usb device supports.
> I've got code kicking around, mostly from Nick Hibma, but I never got
> around to finishing it off.
> Joe
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