USB modem: how to enable driver?

Patrick Lamaizière patfbsd at
Sun Aug 31 21:59:56 UTC 2008

Le Sun, 31 Aug 2008 12:20:19 +0300,
"Artur :)" <artur.bubets at> a écrit :

>  Hello! I am going to install FreeBSD on my desktop, currently running
> M$ Windows. I have ZTE wireless USB modem, and there is no specific
> driver provided for *NIX. But, this device can be used with generic
> USB serial port driver. In Linux, device is not recognized
> automatically, but can be enabled with command: "sudo modprobe
> usbserial vendor=0x19d2 product=0xfffe". Which command can do same
> effect in FreeBSD?

The command to load a kernel module is kldload.

For your modem, try the ubsa driver (I'm not sure)

kldload ubsa

See man ubsa, man kldload, man loader.conf and the FreeBSD Handbook.


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