Connect to Clear hub modem

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at
Wed May 23 04:00:12 UTC 2012

This is NOT a wireless question.

I am running FreeBSD 8.3-p1.

I want to connect to Clear Wireless Internet.  I know I cannot do this with
a Clear dongle, because Clear uses WiMax which is not supported.

Instead I have a Clear hub modem.  I want to connect by ethernet to it by

I get this from ifconfig:

re0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
 	ether 40:61:86:e9:96:0e
 	media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
 	status: active

But I don't have a clue what to do from here.

The hub is supposed to have a web page at (imaginary address),
but I haven't been able to raise it.

The handbook has only a couple of references to ethernet, neither of which
seem to apply here, and seem to be from the point of view of setting up a
hub server, but the hub is more or less a black box to me.

If anyone has already done this, please explain -- slowly and loudly.

Oh, yeah, Clear Customer Service is strictly for the entertainment of

Lars Eighner
8800 N IH35 APT 1191 AUSTIN TX 78753-5266

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