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comprookie2000 02-01-2008 08:40 PM

It most likely will show up as (/dev/ttyUSB0
I think you need to get it out of your head that it is a pci card. Most of them show up as usb devices. I know it is confusing and I don't know why but that is the way it is, I think.

farslayer 02-01-2008 10:46 PM

That is true.. the EVDO card I have from Verizon is a PCMCIA card, but it is viewed as a USB device.. I really, really, don't understand why they made it like that..

CrownAmbassador 02-02-2008 07:16 AM

Thank guys. I don't think my head is working right coz i don't know what to do here.

Does this have anything to do with it?:

"Jan 31 21:21:14 Vista kernel: [ 225.880000] usbcore: registered new interface driver hci_usb"

comprookie2000 02-02-2008 10:31 AM

Next to the driver plus alot of reading;

CrownAmbassador 02-02-2008 10:42 AM

Thanks Comprookie. I'm already using this app with my external USB modem but can't get a option to search for the interneal device. And I still don't know where it gets mounted. It might not be USB0 as I am using other USB devices. I also can't find a editable file for the app.

CrownAmbassador 02-05-2008 02:21 PM

Sorry if I'm being blond, but any ideas?

CrownAmbassador 02-06-2008 09:18 AM

I'm terribly disappointed that nobody can help me any further here. Now I have a great laptop with a embedded 3G card but I can't use it.

Emerson 02-06-2008 09:59 AM

12d1:1003 E220 HSDPA Modem, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

OK, looking at your lsusb output, is this your internal modem? Or you had an external modem connected when you ran lsusb?

farslayer 02-06-2008 01:06 PM

Googling "E220 HSDPA modem Linux" returns lots of results with HOW-To's..

tnrooster 02-06-2008 08:00 PM

Do 3g cards dial out like evdo? When I set up my EVDO I had to pick the tty0 device out in the modem list. Assign a login, number to call and whatnot.

CrownAmbassador 02-10-2008 04:49 AM


Originally Posted by Emerson (Post 3047979)
12d1:1003 E220 HSDPA Modem, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

OK, looking at your lsusb output, is this your internal modem? Or you had an external modem connected when you ran lsusb?

Hi Emerson. Yes, the E220 modem is my external modem I'm using as my embedded one is not working yet.

tnrooster. The vodafone app I'm using with my USB modem works like that. Putting username and password and also the apn and connecting.

I was thinking if the Vodafone app can be told where the internal card is it will work, but I don't know where the internel one is mounted and also not where to tell the Vodafone app where to look.

Emerson 02-10-2008 09:31 AM

I don't think we'll get anywhere without identifying the device. I assume your 3G card was turned on when you ran lspci? Did you say you dual-boot? Please look into Windows Device Manager (I hope Vista has such a thing) and try to find it there. Notice how it is connected, what's its name, ID, etc. 413c:8137 is not in Linux usbid database, maybe this is the internal modem?

Emerson 02-10-2008 10:25 AM

What version of Linux kernel you are running? Support for Dell Wireless 5520 was added to 2.6.23-rc7.

Edit: Forget my previous post, 413c:8137 is Dell Wireless 5520

CrownAmbassador 02-10-2008 12:13 PM

Ah! Seems like we're getting somewhere now. I'm running 2.6.22. Is there a repository I can add to update. I've downloaded the kernel manually, but can't figure out how to install it.

Emerson 02-10-2008 12:39 PM

Before you start all this fun with new kernel we could try to tell the current kernel what this device is for:

sudo modprobe usbserial vendor=413c product=8137

This should create at least one /dev/ttyUSBx device, possibly two or three. Do ls /dev/ttyUSB* before and after modprobe command to see what happened.

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