USB Modem Fun

Jan Muenther jan.muenther at
Thu Jun 17 03:06:32 PDT 2004

Hi there,

> Plug in and dmesg says:
> ugen0: Conexant USB modemInc. USB V.90 56k/FAX Modem erface,
> rev1.00/0.01, addr 2
> So far so good. So i scoot over to /etc/ppp/ppp.conf and type in
> /dev/ugen0 for the device.

ugen(4) is the generic USB device driver, meaning this gets assigned when 
no other driver for the USB device can apply. You won't be able to use your
USB modem through the driver, you'll need umodem(4) and ucom(4) support in 
either your kernel or load the modules. 

Cheers, J.

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