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13.0 > System > usb_modeswitch (1.1.1)

USB_ModeSwitch is (surprise!) a mode switching tool for controlling "flip
flop" (multiple device) USB gear.

Several new USB devices (especially high-speed wireless WAN stuff, there
seems to be a chipset from Qualcomm offering that feature) have their MS
Windows drivers onboard; when plugged in for the first time they act like a
flash storage and start installing the driver from there. After that (and
on every consecutive plugging) this driver switches the mode internally,
the storage device vanishes (in most cases), and a new device (like an USB
modem) shows up. The WWAN gear maker Option calls that feature "ZeroCD (TM)".

Maintained by: David Somero
Approved by: rworkman
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Homepage:
http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch

Source Downloads:
usb-modeswitch-1.1.1.tar.bz2 (4c2642a25cc1667c39f955f0465f46d6)

Download SlackBuild:
usb_modeswitch.tar.gz
usb_modeswitch.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 13.0

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