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Date:      Fri, 26 Aug 2011 20:40:34 +0200
From:      Matthias Apitz <>
To:        Lars Eighner <>
Subject:   Re: What USB dialup modem WILL work with 8.2?
Message-ID:  <20110826184033.GA1195@tiny>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.1108261333540.1499@abbf.6qbyyneqvnyhc.pbz>
References:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1108261333540.1499@abbf.6qbyyneqvnyhc.pbz>

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El día Friday, August 26, 2011 a las 01:34:03PM -0500, Lars Eighner escribió:

> On the basis of what I now believe was malicious advice, I am out of pocket
> for a USB US Robotics 56k dialup modem.  However, this device attaches as a
> ugen device.  I haven't found a way to make ppp on demand work with it
> attached that way.
> I do not load umass because I am using hplip and it must be grabbed by ugen. 
> Otherwise my kernel is generic.  However, I would be very surprised that
> umass is necessary for the modem to attach correctly.
> So I am asking again: does anyone have a dialup modem of any kind which
> works correctly on 8.x to provide ppp-on-demand? If so what is it?

Check out ucom(4) or ubsa(4) if your device is supported. I'm using USB
based UMTS "modems" with ubsa.ko with success.

Matthias Apitz
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