USB tethering (from Android) to GhostBSD?

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USB tethering (from Android) to GhostBSD?

Postby numericalanalysis » Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:17 pm

Hello,
Has someone managed to connect an Android phone as a modem USB? ("tethering")

(Because some issues with GhostBSD I am meanwhile on PC-BSD, where I tried many options (kldload if_cdce or if_rndis) but with no results. I would reinstall GhostBSD in place of an old Windows, but I am now wondering if it will not be too difficult to manage internet connection, because I often use the 3G connection from my mobile phone.)

All idea would be welcome. Thank you.
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USB tethering (from Android) to GhostBSD?


Re: USB tethering (from Android) to GhostBSD?

Postby bsdkeith » Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:04 am

Maybe these threads on the FreeBSD Forum can help.
https://forums.freebsd.org/search/50059 ... ing&o=date
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Re: USB tethering (from Android) to GhostBSD?

Postby tankist02 » Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:32 am

Last time I tried to connect my Nexus 7 to FreeBSD 10 STABLE it didn't work - device was not recognized. BTW modern Android uses MTP protocol to connect via USB cable.
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Re: USB tethering (from Android) to GhostBSD?

Postby numericalanalysis » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:38 pm

Thank you for replies ;)

@bsdkeith: Yes I have read these threads but I have not found something that works (I am a novice, too)... :roll:
@tankist02: Maybe, but my Android is old (Gingerbread) and I read on Wikipedia that only since version 3.1 it uses MTP.
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