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Re: serial interface in iBook G4

>So it means that without the linuxant drivers the modem appears
>as a USB device?

It doesn't even appear (the hardware is shut down). When modprobing the
hcf* stuff, the modem gets woken up and briefly appears as a USB device -
until the kernel spits an oops milliseconds later (using 2.6.4+ kernels,
at least).

>I though it was the I/O device controller which was reponsible for the
>serial "appearance" of the modem, not the software.

That would be too nice...
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