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Date:      Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:59:18 +0200
From:      CeDeROM <>
To:        Hans Petter Selasky <>
Cc:        "" <>, Ruslan Bukin <>, FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <>, "" <>,
Subject:   Re: U3G QDL firmware loader for GOBI2000/HP_UN2420 MiniPCI/USB 3G/GPS
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On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 7:39 AM, Hans Petter Selasky <> wrote:
> On 09/15/14 17:16, CeDeROM wrote:
>> Hello world! :-)
>> I have changed my machine, there is a built-in GOBI2000 / HP UN2420
>> 3G/GPS module installable as MiniPCI card and visible as USB device. I
>> have added its VID/PID to the usbdevs and u3g.c module, so after
>> recompilation it gets recognised by u3g module and apropriate
>> /dev/cuaU* device shows up..
>> The problem is that device does not store firmware inside non-volatile
>> memory, so user needs to upload it after power-on. I have the firmware
>> files. I can test modem with success after reboot from Win7 which
>> uploads firmware into device. Still, I need to upload the firmware
>> somehow on my FreeBSD.
>> The upload protocol is QDL and /dev/cuaU0 shows up waiting for
>> command. Which utility can I use to upload firmware with QDL? I have
>> seen one post [1] regarding this problem in the past but the QDL
>> utility was not named explicitly.
>> Any hints welcome! :-)
>> Tomek
>> [1]
> Hi,
> Maybe you can use some tools to sniff the USB protocol under the other
> operating system. The protocol is probably not too complicated, and just
> replay the traffic.
> --HPS

I just got the gobi_loader application sources from Ruslan Bukin! I
will try it out and when it works fine I will send patches to the
FreeBSD base along with my u3g patches, it may come handy for others
as well :-)

Thank you!! :-)



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