How to get Huawei EC1561 USB modem working under FreeBSD 8.2?
erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com
Wed Jul 25 15:34:59 UTC 2012
On Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:21:04 +0530
Manish Jain <bourne.identity at hotmail.com> wrote:
> On 25-Jul-12 18:53, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:29:07 +0530
> > Manish Jain<bourne.identity at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 23-Jul-12 16:07, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> >>> On Monday 23 July 2012 16:46:04 Manish Jain wrote:
> >>>> On 21-Jul-12 19:06, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> >>>>> El día Saturday, July 21, 2012 a las 06:01:11PM +0530, Manish
> >>>>> Jain escribió:
> I tried switching the USB ports and have some information which could
> help you to help me :
> usbconfig -u 0 -a 2 dump_device_desc :
> ugen0.2: <HUAWEI Mobile HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES> at usbus0, cfg=0 md=HOST
> spd=FULL (12Mbps) pwr=ON
> bLength = 0x0012
> bDescriptorType = 0x0001
> bcdUSB = 0x0110
> bDeviceClass = 0x0000
> bDeviceSubClass = 0x0000
> bDeviceProtocol = 0x0000
> bMaxPacketSize0 = 0x0040
> idVendor = 0x12d1
> idProduct = 0x140b
This is strange. src/sys/dev/usb/usbdevs says this:
product HUAWEI E140B 0x140b 3G modem
This means that your product is supported
Is this line in your usbdevs?
> Now what should my devfs.conf contain ? Currently it contains the
> following :
Mine is empty. Comment all entries out. This might be the problem.
> link cuaU0.0 modem
> own modem root:operator
> perm modem 666
> link ugen0.3 usv
> own usv root:operator
> perm usv 666
> link cuaU0.1 apcups
> own apcups root:operator
> perm apcups 666
> Obviously, these entries are incorrect since neither my modem speaks
> to the internet nor is any signal from the APC UPS recognized. I
> believe once I have the correct devfs entries, the whole system
> should work smoothly. But please correct me if I am wrong.
> Surprisingly, /etc/usb_modeswitch.d contains no entries for 12d1:140b
> or 051d:*. Do I need to reinstall usb_modeswitch.d ? Or can usbconfig
> configure the devices correctly ? I am no expert here, so if yes, I
> would need the complete commands.
What version of FreeBSD are you using?
> Thanks for any help. I am greatly indebted to FreeBSD and its
> philosophy making things 'as simple as possible, but not any simpler'
> - which has helped me learn a great deal about computers in general
> and managing my own computer in particular. But the USB related stuff
> still beats the hell out of me, so I need help here.
There is something very, very simple wrong. I just do not see now what
I have the feeling that your modem is not recognised while it should be
as it is known to FreeBSD.
> BTW, my system now has the usbdump command (installed from sources
> downloaded from http://biot.com/usbdump/) but no manpage.
You got then a Linux version which might causes more problems that you
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