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Old 01-10-2012, 09:33 AM   #1
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usb mobile broadband modem.


Hi all, i just bought a new usb mobile broadband modem but i can't see it in /dev/ttyUSB* which my old usb modem used to be.dmesg shows it as sdb, but when i eject /dev/sdb which used to work on my older modem, it doesn't create /dev/ttyUSB* . The modem works with NetworkManager on fedora but i don't want to use NetworkManager (if possible), i normally use wvdial.
Any suggestions will be helpful ...i've install everything apart from KDE.

My modem is Huawei E353

Thanks.
 
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:50 PM   #2
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First, run:

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lsusb
Then use the product and vendor codes to run:

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modprobe usbserial vendor=0x21f5 product=0x2008
this is just an example.

Then you setup a ppp connection using some tool, for example:

Code:
pppsetup
 
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Thanks H_TeXMeX_H, that worked
 
  


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