(OT?) mobile phones/mass storage

Eric Anderson anderson at centtech.com
Mon Dec 13 07:30:29 PST 2004

Michael McCormack wrote:
> Greetings all; Not sure if this would be better off posted to -hardware 
> or what, but I figured .. they're mobile..
> I'm in the market for a new mobile phone, so I was wondering if anyone 
> can recommend (or point me to a list of) phones that can be connected to 
> a FreeBSD machine (via usb, irda, even bluetooth.. USB is preferable 
> tho, since I already have the hardware for that..) with a minimum of 
> hassle. I know most phones will emulate umass, but I have tried a couple 
> and all result in core dumps during various stages of the 
> attach/detach.. Can anyone help me out?

I haven't used this with USB, but via bluetooth the Sony-Ericsson T637 
(I use Cingular) works great with FreeBSD.


Eric Anderson        Sr. Systems Administrator        Centaur Technology
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