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ugensaUSB generic serial adapter


ugensa* at uhub?
ucom* at ugensa?


The ugensa driver supports the following adapters (or their USB device portion, for adaptors that contain a USB host controller, hub and a USB device):

Airprime PC5220
Novatel FlexPak GPS receiver
Qualcom CDMA MSM (found in Kyocera KPC650 EVDO interface)
Qualcom Inc. CDMA AC8700 (found in the ZTE 1x EVDO interface)
Sierra AirCard 580
Sierra AirCard 595
Sierra AirCard 875 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless EM5625 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC5720 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC5725 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC8755 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC8755 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC8755 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC8765 [not tested]
Sierra Wireless MC8775 [not tested]
Novatel Wireless Merlin CDMA (found in Verizon V620) [not tested]
Novatel ExpressCard [not tested]
Novatel Wireless S720 [not tested]
Novatel Ovation U720 [not tested]
Novatel Merlin XU870 HSDPA ExpressCard [not tested]
Novatel Merlin ES620 [not tested]
Dell/Novatel Wireless HDSPA modem
Dell W5500 HDSPA modem [not tested]
AnyDATA ADU-E500A [not tested]


The ugensa driver provides support for the USB-to-RS-232 Bridge chip used by various vendors.

The device is accessed through the ucom(4) driver which makes it behave like a tty(4).


tty(4), ucom(4), usb(4)


The ugensa driver first appeared in NetBSD 3.0.
December 14, 2009 NetBSD 7.0