Subject: Re: ADSL USB support
To: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
From: Jorgen Lundman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/15/2001 14:21:51
Aha, loadable firmware, that does make sense watching it boot :)
I wonder if there is a tcpdump a-like program on Windows, for USB, so I
could capture the session to work out commands et al, then replicate it
on BSD :)
..or I could wait for Linux drivers.
but it would be a neat little pet project.
David Brownlee wrote:
> Its picked up as ugen. It needs a driver to load firmware onto it,
> then talk to it. Best bet is to wait for the linux driver, take
> the firmware as is, and rewrite the host driver portion for
> I would expect there to be many people willing to buy whoever does
> this a large pint of their preferred beverage :)
> David/absolute -- www.netbsd.org: No hype required --
> On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, Jorgen Lundman wrote:
> > Probably yet another FAQ but hey :)
> > I have ADSL USB at home, Alcatel to be exact. I will play with NetBSD
> > and it over the weekend but thought I'd check to see if anyone had any
> > ideas.
> > Kinda hoping it will be picked up as a General USB modem? Unrealistic?
> > PPPoE already exists on nbsd I believe (even if only a userland pppd).
> > But Alcatel are supposed to be doing Linux drivers soon, perhaps it's
> > worth waiting for that.
> > Lund
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