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FS#18931 - [netcfg] [patch] Add WWAN support (UMTS/3G)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Daniel Roethlisberger (roe) - Friday, 02 April 2010, 14:42 GMT
Last edited by Eric Belanger (Snowman) - Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 01:11 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Arch Projects
Status Closed
Assigned To Jouke Witteveen (jouke)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 3
Private No


Add wwan connection type for USB CDC Ethernet based WWAN devices.
Concrete device support is modular, currently only the Ericsson
F3507g is supported, but it should be straightforward to add
support for other types of USB CDC Ethernet based WWAN devices.

Documentation is not included yet, since I want to wait for
comments on the choice of modularization before writing the

Please comment on what needs to be done / changed to get this
This task depends upon

Closed by  Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 01:11 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  netcfg has been moved to AUR
Comment by Daniel Roethlisberger (roe) - Thursday, 08 April 2010, 15:06 GMT
One issue that will need to be addressed is the deprecation of the
straightforward rfkill interface via /sys/.../wwan_enable.
The example configuration file needs to have the RFKILL_DEVICE set
to a /sys/.../rfkillN/state file.

But besides that, are there any substantial things wrong with it?