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I have use ubuntu for about 1 year.And i want to learn slackware.so I install slackware 13.1 in to my laptop.Then i try to connect to internet using my Huawei HSDPA mobile 3g dongle.
Then i install usb modeswitch after reading several documentation in the internet.I follow the instruction in following documentation and try to configure etc/usb-modeswitch.conf using vi.
But my usb-modeswitch.conf file is as follow and don't now how to configure.
# Configuration for the usb_modeswitch package, a mode switching tool for
# USB devices providing multiple states or modes
# This file is evaluated by the wrapper script "usb_modeswitch_dispatcher"
# in /usr/sbin
# To enable an option, set it to "1", "yes" or "true" (case doesn't matter)
# Everything else counts as "disable"
# Disable automatic mode switching globally (e.g. to access the original
# install storage)
# Enable logging (results in a extensive report file in /var/log, named
# "usb_modeswitch_<interface-name>" (and probably others)
Please guide me to connect to internet using my dongle
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c016 Logitech, Inc. Optical Wheel Mouse
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 138a:0005 DigitalPersona, Inc
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 064e:a127 Suyin Corp.
Bus 002 Device 006: ID 12d1:1003 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E220 HSDPA Modem / E270 HSDPA/HSUPA Modem
I follow your link .It says Now edit and save the config file /etc/usb_modeswitch.conf using your favourite text editor and add the following line in the Huawei section
But as you can see there is no huawei section in my /etc/usb_modeswitch.conf file.It contain only 19 lines, 558 chars.What should i do then.
mh, I will add an explanation here. You wrote that you've used Ubuntu for a year, how did you configure the USB-modem with Ubuntu? it will not be very different in Slackware. The difference is that Ubuntu comes with Gnome and therefore uses the Gnome-tools when an internet-connection has to be configured. Slackware doesn't use Gnome (by default) and one has to use other tools.
But I don't think that you'll need modeswitch or write udev-rules to get it work. You'll only have to find out where you can configure your authentication-data for the connection.