Please add devices to blacklist to prevent amateur radio transmit on startup

Bug #1154654 reported by Steve Conklin on 2013-03-13
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Committed
modemmanager (Ubuntu)
Nominated for Precise by Steve Conklin
Nominated for Quantal by Steve Conklin
Nominated for Raring by Steve Conklin

Bug Description

There are certain devices used for controlling amateur radio transceivers, which may be configured to assert transmit on CTS or RTS.

Modemmanager asserts these signals on initialization, which causes an undesired transmission. This is undesired and is illegal in many countries.

In order to prevent this, please add the following usb devices to file /lib/udev/rules.d/77-mm-usb-device-blacklist.rules

# West Mountain Radio devices
ATTRS{idVendor}=="10c4", ATTRS{idProduct}=="814a", ENV{ID_MM_DEVICE_IGNORE}="1"
ATTRS{idVendor}=="10c4", ATTRS{idProduct}=="814b", ENV{ID_MM_DEVICE_IGNORE}="1"
ATTRS{idVendor}=="2405", ATTRS{idProduct}=="0003", ENV{ID_MM_DEVICE_IGNORE}="1"

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: modemmanager
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-39.62-generic-pae 3.2.39
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-39-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.1
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Mar 13 10:40:54 2013
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: modemmanager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-23 (354 days ago)

Steve Conklin (sconklin) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in modemmanager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Fixed in MM git master and the MM_06 branch.


Changed in modemmanager:
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in modemmanager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package modemmanager -

modemmanager ( raring; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/git_cdma_double_free_05a4226.patch: cdma: avoid double free
    of GError (LP: #1083659)
  * debian/patches/git_ignore_arduino_aa84ce9.patch: properly ignore more
    arduino devices. (LP: #1153632)
  * debian/patches/git_ignore_west_mountain_radios_e608b17.patch: ignore West
    Mountain amateur radio systems. (LP: #1154654)
  * debian/patches/lp700316_usb_blacklist.patch: refreshed.
 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 11:07:37 -0400

Changed in modemmanager (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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