urndis(4) USB Remote NDIS Ethernet device


To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file:
device ehci device uhci device ohci device xhci device usb device urndis

Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf5:



The driver provides Ethernet access over Remote NDIS (RNDIS), allowing mobile devices such as phones and tablets to provide network access. It is often referred to as USB tethering, and in most cases must be explicitly enabled on the device.

should work with any USB RNDIS devices, such as those commonly found on Android devices. It does not support different media types or options. For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig(8).


The device driver first appeared in Ox 4.7 . The first Fx release to include it was Fx 9.3 .


An -nosplit The driver was written by An Jonathan Armani Aq Mt [email protected] , An Michael Knudsen Aq Mt [email protected] , and An Fabien Romano Aq Mt [email protected] . It was ported to Fx by An Hans Petter Selasky Aq Mt [email protected] .