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Feature #6293

Include 'if_urndis.ko' kernel module for USB network tethering

Added by Ross Golder over 1 year ago. Updated 3 months ago.

Status:
Duplicate
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Interfaces
Target version:
Start date:
04/30/2016
Due date:
% Done:

0%


Description

This is a request to compile/include the 'if_urndis.ko' FreeBSH kernel module to allow the connection of generic (i.e. mobile phone) USB networking devices, particularly Android-based phones.

In my use-case, both my WAN1 (fibre) and WAN2 (ADSL) are currently unavailable, and this would allow me to provide temporary relief to my network via my mobile phone.

The following pfSense forum post provides some further information...

https://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=106078.msg596600#msg596600

Further notes about the modules here...

https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/network-usb-tethering.html

History

#1 Updated by Jim Pingle 6 months ago

  • Category set to Interfaces
  • Target version set to Future

See also: #7468

#2 Updated by Renato Botelho 3 months ago

  • Status changed from New to Duplicate

Close it in favor of #7467

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