Vertex VW110L - Ufon

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Getting modem device

  • Install usb_modeswitch and usbutils package.
  • Comment or remove line from /lib/udev/rules.d/61-option-modem-modeswitch.rules where idVendor is 05c6 and idProduct is 1000 (keep eye on it after udev update)
  • reload udev rules - udevadm control --reload-rules and udevadm trigger
  • Plug Vertex modem in and wait for few second until red LED on the edge of modem change color to blue

Now you should be able to access /dev/ttyACM0 device.

Try screen or minicom to send AT commands to your modem.

Useful AT Commands

Pppd settings

Create necessary files:

/etc/ppp/ufon

TIMEOUT 8
ABORT BUSY
ABORT "NO CARRIER"
ABORT ERROR
"" 'AT'
OK ATD#777
CONNECT \d\c

/etc/ppp/peers/ufon

connect "chat -v -f /etc/ppp/ufon"
ttyACM0
921600
crtscts
persist
usepeerdns
defaultroute
name ufon
ipparam ufon
noauth

and manage connection with pon ufon for connecting and poff ufon for disconnecting

vwmfdiag

Provides diagnostic interface /dev/ttyUSB1.

Files in vwmfdiag zipfile from ufon website and from newer CDs seems to be corrupted.

  • Download the old one
  • unzip and comment line nr 111 in file vwmfdiag.c
//.shutdown =		vwmfdiag_shutdown,
  • compile module - make
  • cp ./vwmfdiag.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`/misc/
  • update modules.dep and map files - depmod -a
  • Plug Vertex modem in and wait for few second until red LED on the edge of modem change color to blue

Try screen or minicom to get an informations from /dev/ttyUSB1.


If something doesn't work, see /var/log/messages for more information.