What USB dialup modem WILL work with 8.2?

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Fri Aug 26 18:39:47 UTC 2011

El día Friday, August 26, 2011 a las 01:34:03PM -0500, Lars Eighner escribió:

> On the basis of what I now believe was malicious advice, I am out of pocket
> for a USB US Robotics 56k dialup modem.  However, this device attaches as a
> ugen device.  I haven't found a way to make ppp on demand work with it
> attached that way.
> I do not load umass because I am using hplip and it must be grabbed by ugen. 
> Otherwise my kernel is generic.  However, I would be very surprised that
> umass is necessary for the modem to attach correctly.
> So I am asking again: does anyone have a dialup modem of any kind which
> works correctly on 8.x to provide ppp-on-demand? If so what is it?

Check out ucom(4) or ubsa(4) if your device is supported. I'm using USB
based UMTS "modems" with ubsa.ko with success.

Matthias Apitz
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