Subject: Re: Huawei E220 support?
To: Marco Trillo <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/16/2007 07:23:41
On Apr 8, 10:40am, "Marco Trillo" wrote:
} On Nov 16, 2007 3:54 PM, Dieter Baron <> wrote:
} >
} > does the Huawei E220 UMTS USB modem work under NetBSD?
} I have that model; but I have not yet started playing with it on
} NetBSD. I have however gathered some info and there are reports that
} it works with the ubsa(4) driver.
} The problem is that this model has two USB devices: a USB mass-storage
} device that contains Windows drivers and the actual serial adapter
} (which should work with ubsa(4)). So if you plug it, it will be
} detected as a umass(4). To make it work with ubsa(4) you just need to
} make ubsa(4) recognize it as a supported model (its identifier is
} already included in 'usbdevs').
} Perhaps the difficult thing will be configuring PPP to issue all the
} needed commands for the device to work (send PIN, select UMTS/GPRS/etc
} network, etc.).

     This can easily be done with a chat(1) script.

}-- End of excerpt from "Marco Trillo"