Vertex VW110L - Ufon

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This article details the configuration and use of the Vertex VW110L modem for the U:Fon service.

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