[PC-BSD Testing] Dialup Utility?

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Mon Sep 6 06:54:05 PDT 2010



> >> http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=12829
> >>
> >> I honestly think people should try and port NetworkManger to FreeBSD
> >> ... it would be very beneficial for all.
> > 
> > 
> > It looks like adding http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch/usb-modeswitch-1.1.1.tar.bz2 and http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch/usb_modeswitch.setup to the base system would be useful for 3G users.
> > 
> > Kris, are there any plans to add more options to the PPP/PPPoE section of Systems Network Configuration for 9.0? We could get people from the forums to test additions to see if it helps them in their modem setup process.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Dru
> >
> 
> I could probably add those features to the GUI, I just will need some
> specifics on what features to add, since I don't have a USB / tethering
> modem to test with.
> 
> If you or others can give me the values configuration options you need
> in the GUI, and where they need to be saved on the system, I can add
> them pretty easily.
> 
> Also, that usbmodeswitch stuff, is that a port, or will it become a port
> at some point?

It's not currently a port.

I'll put a call out on the blog for testers and to see if anyone is willing to port.

Cheers,

Dru

 		 	   		  
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