[PPP] Dialing using a cellphone

Matthias Apitz matthias.apitz at oclc.org
Sat Feb 2 08:56:03 PST 2008

El día Saturday, February 02, 2008 a las 02:52:08PM +0000, Alphons Fonz van Werven escribió:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to dial in to my phone provider for internet access using my
> cellphone (Samsung D900i) connected to a USB port of my computer.
> At boot, FreeBSD recognizes the phone as a USB modem:
> ugen: Samsung Mobile USB Modem, rev. 2.00/1.00, addr 2

'ugen' means that only the USB generic device driver attached
to your device; check the man page with 'man ugen'

> I've modified /etc/ppp/ppp.conf to use the device mentioned above:
>   set device /dev/ugen1
> and changed username, password, phone# etc according to my provider's
> settings.
> However, when I try to actually dial out, I get:
> tun0: Warning: chat_Write: Operation not supported by device
> Any thoughts?

PPP needs a serial device to work with, 'ugen' does not
provide this; 


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