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Old 04-23-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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How to config kernel with hso driver (usb modem UMTS/GPRS)

Im trying to configure a kernel 3.6.11 (with USB2.0 already activated) for an embedded system and would like to have it supporting my ICON USB Modem GPRS/UMTS. The hso driver is required.
I start "make menuconfig" and I choose the menu "device drivers",
- "USB support" "USB Serial Converter support"
- What else for having "CONFIG_USB_HSO=y" in the config file?
Is it enough or should I activate more functionality?
I am asking because this is the first time I will compile a kernel and I would like to experience a quick progress.

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Old 04-29-2013, 01:03 PM   #2
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Option makes the icon series. It is not in drivers/usb/serial but has its own 'option' driver in the tree (guessing it's in drivers/usb/option but don't know for certain). Remember to include modeswitch program (because these modems have a Mass Storage Device + a Modem device). See:
Old 07-04-2013, 04:42 AM   #3
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in "make menuconfig", menue "Device Drivers" "Network device support" "USB Networks Adapters" "Option USB High Speed Mobile Devices" to Y will make the "hso" driver part of the kernel.
AND: uncomment the CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_OPTION line (of .option) for not having the "option" driver which interact with the "hso" driver.
USB serial etc. are necessary too for making it working, too.
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