[ILUG] Mobile Broadband under Linux
bymeanmachine at googlemail.com
Wed May 7 16:12:42 IST 2008
I'm using the Huawei E220 from 3Ireland on ubuntu 8.04 without any problems.
this HowTo worked for me (ubuntu 7.10 and 8.04)
wvdial.conf edited by Andrew looks like this:
# wvdial for Vodacom Data. Created by Tazz_tux
# Version 1.0
# Change Log:
# Added support for HSDPA.
# Added Headers and version control.
# Added trial settings for 3ireland.ie
Phone = *99#
Username = 3ireland
Password = 3ireland
Stupid Mode = 1
Dial Command = ATDT
Modem = /dev/ttyUSB0
Baud = 460800
Init2 = ATZ
Init3 = ATE0 V1 &D2 &C1 S0=0 +IFC=2,2
ISDN = 0
Modem Type = Analog Modem
Init5 = AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","3ireland.ie"
Hope it helps.
On 5/7/08, Niall Sheridan <nsheridan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 8:56 PM, Gerard Cunningham
> <glenrambler at eircom.net> wrote:
> > After almost three years, I'm still a complete newbie when it comes to
> > Linux, happy enough to use it on the desktop at home, but unwilling to
> > take it on the road with my laptop.
> > Is there anything in here I can use to get Linux to work with my O2 usb
> > dongle on my laptop? [currently running ubuntu, but willing to change
> > it helps]
> The USB dongle should be a Huawei E220. It's the same thing as 3 (and
> probably vodafone) are selling. Full support was added to 2.6.24 for
> the devices, but some firmware versions don't play nice with hal on
> fedora (anything after about 11.117.06.00.100 seems to work ok). If
> you see lots of connect/disconnect notices in /var/log/messages, you
> need to hal to ignore the virtual cdrom portion of the device.
> Edit /usr/share/hal/fdi/preprobe/10osvendor/20-broken-usb-sticks.fdi
> and add the following lines immediately after '<!-- some usb sticks
> don't like polling -->' and restart hal:
> <match key="@storage.originating_device:usb.vendor_id" int="0x12d1">
> <match key="@storage.originating_device:usb.product_id" int="0x1003">
> <merge key="info.ignore" type="bool">true</merge>
> In ubuntu 8.04, those lines should already be present. I've not tried
> using the thing on kernels older than 2.6.24.
> - Niall
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