[ILUG] 3 Mobile broadband problem?
ianhoweire at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 12:11:39 IST 2009
i'd recommend to use a program called wvdial to dial the connection.
Use this at home and no problems.
On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Ian Spillane <iantheteacher at gmail.com>wrote:
> How is Mint configured for the modem? Is it NetworkManager Applet?
> Number: *99#
> APN: 3ireland.ie
> IPv4 Settings
> Automatic PPP
> DNS Servers: 172.31.140.69, 172.30.140.69
> 2009/7/8 Brian Fitzpatrick <bfitzp9 at hotmail.com>:
> > Hi, I've been using Linux Mint for the last few days and it's been
> excellent, this is my first time using Linux.
> > However I ran into a problem today. I was ftping some files up to my
> > site when the connection went down. I'm using a 3 mobile broadband
> > modem. I couldn't get the connection back so I rebooted into windows
> > and checked the modem and it was working fine, I could connect to the
> > net in windows.
> > But I have been unable to get a connection in Linux Mint since, when I
> > try to connect I can see the lights changing on the modem so I know the
> > operating system is 'talking' to the modem, it just won't make the
> > connection.
> > Anyone got any ideas what ould be wrong or what I could do to go about
> finding the cause of the problem?
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