USB modem support?
hay at kaostr.org
Mon Feb 23 07:56:14 PST 2004
you can try this link
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniela" <dgw at liwest.at>
To: "Tony Frank" <tfrank at optushome.com.au>
Cc: <questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 10:23 PM
Subject: Re: USB modem support?
> On Saturday 21 February 2004 10:11, Tony Frank wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 02:26:24AM +0000, Daniela wrote:
> > > I'm having problems with an USB ADSL modem (Alcatel Speed Touch). It
> > > recognized at boot time, but when I try to connect, it tells me that
> > > modem is busy.
> > > I symlinked /dev/cuaa3 to /dev/ugen1 (that's the device that showed up
> > > the boot messages) and directed the kppp utility to use /dev/cuaa3. I
> > > entered all the information it asked me for, and then I got the error
> > > message: Modem is busy. My ISP told me to f*** off and get Windoze.
> > > Anything else is unsupported.
> > >
> > > Is it a hardware problem or a classical case of a dumb user?
> > > I'm not unexperienced with Ethernet connections, and I have a great
> > > knowledge of the TCP/IP standard, but I have never done anything with
> > > modems, so I can't even imagine how this stuff works.
> > Have you tried:
> > FreeBSD Handbook:
> > http://marvin.home.local/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/pppoa.html
> Thank you, that's great but the link above is broken.
> Well, I installed that program and followed the instructions it gives me.
> Now the tun0 interface is open, but it has no IP associated. I'm stuck
> Do I have to use the DHCP client? (Tried it, but it configures the tunnel
> from IP 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255)
> I have no clue what to do next.
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