[CFT] Sierra Wireless HSPA+ USB modem
moonlightakkiy at yahoo.ca
Tue Jun 28 21:20:59 UTC 2011
----- Original Message -----
> From: Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>
> To: freebsd-current at freebsd.org; PseudoCylon <moonlightakkiy at yahoo.ca>
> Cc: "freebsd-wireless at freebsd.org" <freebsd-wireless at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:50:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [CFT] Sierra Wireless HSPA+ USB modem
> On Tuesday 28 June 2011 06:58:37 PseudoCylon wrote:
>> Here is a driver for Sierra Wireless HSPA+ USB modem. Please test it. My
>> subscription will expire on June 29, 2011. (Yes, it sounds silly.) So, try
>> it before too late.
>> source tree https://gitorious.org/usie/usie/trees/master
>> tarball https://gitorious.org/usie/usie/archive-tarball/master
>> The driver should work on CURRENT and 8.2 RELEASE.
>> Supports only Direct IP supported models with device ID of 0x68a3
>> (Direct IP == the device has a port we can throw IP packets at, no need to
>> use any serial port) A list of supported device names are posted on
>> FreeBSD forum.
>> * How to use
>> 0) add a following to somewhere in /usr/src/sys/dev/usbdevs
>> product AIRPRIME USB3080x68A3 USB308 HSPA+ USB Modem
>> 1) compile
>> 2) #kldload usie
>> 3) plugin the device (Make sure load the module first)
>> 4) wait while the modem is going though power up cycle
>> 5) #dhclient usie0
>> 6) surf
>> * To disconnect
>> #ifconfig usie0 down
>> #kldunload usie
> I'm going to review and import your driver.
U3G_DEV(SIERRA, MC8700, 0) in u3g.c
USIE_DEV(SIERRA,MC8700) in usie.c
are referring the same device, and MC8700 should support direct IP.
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