Including usb-modeswitch in default installation?

Peteris Krisjanis pecisk at
Sat Feb 20 13:09:27 UTC 2010

2010/2/20 Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at>:
> 2010/2/13 Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at>:
>> I think the main interesting thing would be that what are the
>> usb-modeswitch developers' motivations and could they with some help
>> from the kernel guys be directed to contribute more to the kernel.
> In addition to previous concerns in this thread addressed in
> , it seems the upstream is convinced that the usb-modeswitch is
> needed, and kernel quirks are not either enough or the way to go:
> (scroll down)
> I think the udev package's modem-modeswitch point is anyway very
> relevant, if it's obsolete and somewhat broken. It's currently
> included in Ubuntu's udev package.

Conceptually udev modem-modeswitch is right way to go, but so far it
supports only one vendor and no one has explained how to extend it.


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