At 10:48 AM 11/5/2008, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>At 04:44 PM 10/9/2008, Nick Hibma wrote:
>>Just now I have committed a driver for Option and Huawei cards previously
>>supported by the ubsa driver. More information is in the commit message.
>>
>>I am looking for people who would be able to provide more information after
>>testing with the 3G cards branded by:

>
>Hi,
> I gave it a try on the Sierra USB card and it seems to work
> really well on RELENG_7! There is however also a mini-pci express
> version of the Sierra card, the MC8775.



For the archives, I was able to get the card working with the latest
version of the driver from the SVN tree!
(http://people.freebsd.org/~n_hibma/u3g.html)

For the hardware, I used
http://www.pcengines.ch/alix6b2.htm
with RELENG_7 and nanobsd. The board has dual SIM slots, but there
are no drivers to switch between the two, so just the top one works.

When I bought the mini-pciexpress card (or PCI Express Mini Card), it
was listed as a MC8775, where as ati3 shows a Sierra MC8781. I
bought it on ebay from the US and it works fine using my Roger's
blackbery SIM here in Ontario, Canada.


# cat /var/run/dmesg.boot
Copyright (c) 1992-2008 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #0: Thu Nov 6 12:05:41 EST 2008
mdtancsa@nanobsd2.sentex.ca:/usr/obj/nanobsd.alix/usr/src/sys/nano5501
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Geode(TM) Integrated Processor by AMD PCS (498.05-MHz 586-class CPU)
Origin = "AuthenticAMD" Id = 0x5a2 Stepping = 2
Features=0x88a93d
AMD Features=0xc0400000
real memory = 268435456 (256 MB)
avail memory = 253202432 (241 MB)
pnpbios: Bad PnP BIOS data checksum
K6-family MTRR support enabled (2 registers)
cryptosoft0: on motherboard
pcib0: pcibus 0 on motherboard
pci0: on pcib0
....
u3gstub0: at uhub0 port 2 (addr 2) disconnected
u3gstub0: detached
.....
ucom0: 1.10/0.02, addr 2> on uhub0
ucom0: configured 3 serial ports (U0.%d)



# cu -l /dev/cuaU0.2
Connected
ati
Manufacturer: Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Model: MC8781
Revision: F1_0_0_4CAP C:/WS/FW/F1_0_0_4CAP/MSM7200R3/SRC/AMSS
2007/09/25 18:39:23
IMEI: 356685011922513
IMEI SV: 4
FSN: D350568535811
3GPP Release 6
+GCAP: +CGSM,+DS,+ES

at!GSTATUS?
!GSTATUS:
Current Time: 3455 Temperature: 30
Bootup Time: 3201 Mode: ONLINE
System mode: WCDMA PS state: Not attached
WCDMA band: WCDMA800 GSM band: Unknown
WCDMA channel: 1037 GSM channel: 65535
GMM (PS) stateEREGISTERED NO IMSI
MM (CS) state: IDLE NO IMSI

WCDMA L1 State:L1M_PCH_SLEEP RRC State: DISCONNECTED
RX level (dBm):-87


OK
at^SYSINFO
^SYSINFO: 1,0,1,5,255

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