[freebsd-questions] Any experience using cellphone as a modem on FreeBSD?

Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET ml at t-b-o-h.net
Mon Dec 3 15:31:51 PST 2007

> I have Motorola cellphone with data package on it and FreeBSD laptop.
> It would be very nice to have internet everywhere.
> Anybody uses/used cellphone this way?
> I know internet connectivity can go through the special cable and maybe through
> Bluetooth.
> I guess from FreeBSD side it should look like USB modem.
	I did this with a Motorola StarTAC , a Treo 600, and a Treo 650.

	The StarTAC cable was serial only, so I just used it as a normal modem.
Loved it.

	The 600 I used both serial and USB, and serial while slower was more
reliable. The 650 I did USB and it seemed ok.


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