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Old 10-28-2004, 04:18 AM   #1
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Help with USB modem on Suse 9.1 personal...very newbie

OK I have an alcatel usb speedtouch 330 modem that I have been trying for ages to try to get to work in SUSE linux 9.1 personal. I have followed all the steps on the how to at:

However the modem fails to work. I get the following error:

linux:~ # start-adsl
using channel 2
Using interface ppp0
Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/pts/42
Script /usr/local/sbin/pppoa3 -m 1 -c -vpi 0 -vci 38 finished (pid 3974), status = 0xff
Modem hangup
Connection terminated.
SIOCADDRT: No such device
linux:~ #

Can anyone help me over this hurdle.

Old 10-28-2004, 04:19 AM   #2
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The link obviously starts www but it would not let me post a URL.

Thanks again for any help
Old 10-28-2004, 08:54 PM   #3
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IIRC, USB modems generally don't work in Linux. A check of the SuSE hardware database will tell you if that modem is supported.


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