Identifying mobile phones as modems

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Wed Mar 12 12:01:35 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 11:24 -0700, Daniel Qarras wrote:
> Hi!
> > > the phone to the cable, ie just the cable doesn't seem to cause
> > > anything here.
> > 
> > Yes, but if you plug a different phone, it will still have the same
> > vendor/product IDs. There's active components in the cable.
> Ok, now I got the point, thanks. In this specific example case (Nokia
> CA-42) it would be rather safe however to assume that everything
> connected via it would support those GSM features mentioned, no?
> > That's correct. And I don't think that it would be much of a problem
> > for gnokii in this case.
> Right. After these and other clarifications, is it any clearer would
> something like the patch in the original post (1) be acceptable or
> should other options be considered?
> 1)

It needs to use interface class and subclass, rather than hardcode the
interface number, as mentioned in the previous mail.

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