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Old 02-03-2012, 08:48 PM   #1
tekadeaniruddha
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Smile Internet Connectivity using USB i-Ball 3.5G Connect wireless modem in Ubuntu 11.10


Hi everyone.

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my ASUS 1015PX netbook machine. I also have 3.5G Connect wireless modem manufactured by i-Ball. It has been more than 3 weeks I'm trying to connect it in ubuntu, but fails everytime. It is not even detected as the removable media of a CD-Drive in 11.10. However it works very well in Windows 7.

I tried to use startup disk utility (as it was suggested in user manual for 11.04), tried GNOME PPP application. But nothing worked.

This modem's connectivity can also be made on previous distros of Ubuntu i.e. upto 11.04, but not in 11.10.

Frieds plz help me to work out this problem.
Waitig for experts reply with a solution.
Regards..
 
Old 02-04-2012, 11:46 AM   #2
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Is this a usb modem?
Boot up your computer without the modem connected then connect your modem, wait a few seconds for it to settle and enter the following commands from the command line:
Code:
lsusb
dmesg | tail
post the results of both commands back here and we can try to help you further!
If your modem needs the usbserial module, as mine does, then it has to be loaded explicitly.
 
Old 02-29-2012, 02:07 AM   #3
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3.5G Iball modem trouble

Hello glue,

I'm facing the same problem and reached your post while searching for an answer. To start from your instructions,
the messages I got were,

(for lsusb)
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 13d3:5702 IMC Networks
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05c6:f000 Qualcomm, Inc.

and
(for dmesg | tail)
[ 131.876966] usbcore: registered new interface driver uas
[ 131.898540] Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
[ 131.899069] scsi4 : usb-storage 1-1:1.5
[ 131.899670] usbcore: registered new interface driver usb-storage
[ 131.899684] USB Mass Storage support registered.
[ 132.901772] scsi 4:0:0:0: CD-ROM 3G Modem Mass Storage 2.31 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2
[ 133.012967] sr0: scsi-1 drive
[ 133.012985] cdrom: Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
[ 133.013718] sr 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0
[ 133.014262] sr 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 5

I didn't get the point on 'explicitly loading usb module'.
with great expectations,
enemje
29-2-2012
 
Old 02-21-2013, 05:55 AM   #4
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iBall 3G modem not working in linux

I tried to configure iBall 3G modem in Linux both in Fedora and Ubuntu but not successful. Even though ubuntu drivers are given in modem itself but installation does not take place so please me
 
  


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