[linux-usb-devel] Option driver enhancement

Jon K Hellan jon.kare.hellan at uninett.no
Fri Oct 5 07:40:50 UTC 2007

Matthias Urlichs wrote:

> The end result I'd like to see is that, when the user plugs in their GSM
> modem, that fact gets propagated via udev/hal/dbus so that a GUI window
> pops up and asks for the PIN, after which (a) Network Manager sees the
> device and is able to connect, and/or (b) I can use Telepathy to send
> and receive text messages. (Using the card as a phone should of course
> also be possible, but some of those modems don't even support audio
> data...)

It isn't only GSM modems. The option driver is also used for the Anydata 
CDMA EVDO modems. There are probably other devices which aren't GSM.

Jon Kåre

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