Rolf Nielsen rmg1970swe at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 16:36:04 UTC 2014

I want to use my phone's 3G/4G capability as an ethernet connection. And I
got that working through urndis. I had an outdated prerelease of 10.0, and
when I updated the sources and compiled, urndis was installed. When I
connect my phone and enble USB tethering, the interface ue0 appears.

2014-04-22 20:25 GMT+02:00 Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at onetel.com>:

> On 22/04/2014 12:07, Thomas Mueller wrote:
>> I need to use the USB tethering ability of my Samsung Galaxy S5, and the
>>> handbook suggests using either cdce or urndis. I've tried cdce with no
>>> luck,
>>> and I'm not surprised because windows identifies the phone as RNDIS.
>>> However,
>>> I can't find any urndis anywhere on my system. Some pointers would be
>>> greatly
>>> appreciated.
>>  Sincerely,
>>> Rolf Nielsen
>> I remember seeing urndis as an option in NetBSD kernel config, but not
>> FreeBSD.
>> Here is the line from NetBSD-current i386 GENERIC kernel config:
>> urndis* at uhub? port ?         # Microsoft RNDIS specification
>> I am not really familiar with this.
> urndis man page says it provides support for Ethernet access over Remote
> NDIS. Is that what you want? Or do you want to use your phone's 3(/4)g
> capability?
> I tether my phone to my laptop in the sense that I use it as a modem for
> my laptop when I don't have access to wifi or ethernet. I connect the two
> with a USB cable and use ppp. The laptop is then using the phone's 3g
> connection.
> If that's what you want see the handbook:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/userppp.html
> Sorry if that's off message.
> Chris
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