Bug 586703 - usb_modeswitch does not work for ZTE 3565-Z UMTS USB Modem
Summary: usb_modeswitch does not work for ZTE 3565-Z UMTS USB Modem
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: usb_modeswitch
Version: 13
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: romal
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2010-04-28 08:24 UTC by Marcus Specht
Modified: 2011-06-27 15:55 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 15:55:37 UTC
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Description Marcus Specht 2010-04-28 08:24:35 UTC
Description of problem:
usb modeswitch does not work for ZTE 3565-Z UMTS USB Modem.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Insert Modem and wait for switch. It does not happen. If i disable usb_modeswitch and eject from nautilus it works like expected.

This is from the logfile if it does not work:
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: usb 1-4: New USB device found, idVendor=19d2, idProduct=2000
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: usb 1-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=2, Product=1, SerialNumber=3
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: usb 1-4: Product: ZTE CDMA Technologies MSM
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: usb 1-4: Manufacturer: ZTE,Incorporated
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: usb 1-4: SerialNumber: P673A2VDF_MS
Apr 28 10:14:49  kernel: scsi3 : usb-storage 1-4:1.0
Apr 28 10:14:49  usb_modeswitch: switching 19d2:2000 (ZTE,Incorporated: ZTE CDMA Technologies MSM)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. insert modem
2. wait for modem to become available
3. nothing happens
Actual results:
modem not switched

Expected results:
modem switched

Additional info:

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-04-28 08:33:48 UTC
Did it work with earlier versions of usb_modeswitch ?

Comment 2 Marcus Specht 2010-04-28 08:56:38 UTC
It worked in the f13 alpha phase. Not sure when it stopped working, because i only use it now and then when i am in the train.

Comment 3 Marcus Specht 2010-04-29 13:02:12 UTC
Found the problem. The MessageContent for the ZTE 3565-Z is wrong. 

This is working for me:

DefaultVendor=  0x19d2
DefaultProduct= 0x2000
TargetVendor=   0x19d2

Comment 4 Josua Dietze 2010-08-21 21:12:27 UTC
You could try the following variant of the ZTE entry, if you have version 1.1.3 which is in Fedora Update:

DefaultVendor=  0x19d2
DefaultProduct= 0x2000

TargetVendor=   0x19d2




To the best of my knowledge, this combination will handle really all "19d2:2000" devices.
It is used in the latest upstream release of the data package, "20100817".

Josua Dietze

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 14:46:33 UTC
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Comment 6 Josua Dietze 2011-06-02 14:56:36 UTC
This bug can be closed. The sequence suggested in comment #4 is working with
all of the quirky ZTE devices. All newer Fedora releases have it included.


Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 15:55:37 UTC
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