Vodafone pc card. Please help!

Mario Gianni mario.gianni at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 19:35:35 BST 2007


- original message -
Subject:	Re: Vodafone pc card. Please help!
From:	Jordi Ferrando Fabra <jferrando at netplc.com>
Date:		22/07/2007 15:15

Hi Mario,

This is my output (now I am on vacations in the island of Menorca using 
my 3G vodafone card ...)

$ sudo ./dial_3g.sh
Password:
--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.56
--> Cannot get information for serial port.
--> Initializing modem.
--> Sending: ATZ
ATZ
OK
--> Sending: ATZ
ATZ
OK
--> Sending: ATE0V1&D2&C1S0=0+IFC=2,2
ATE0V1&D2&C1S0=0+IFC=2,2
OK
--> Sending: AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","ac.vodafone.es";
OK
--> Modem initialized.
--> Sending: ATDT*99***1#
--> Waiting for carrier.
CONNECT 384000
--> Carrier detected.  Starting PPP immediately.
--> Starting pppd at Sun Jul 22 17:08:53 2007
--> Pid of pppd: 5950
--> Using interface ppp0
--> local  IP address 77.209.18.155
--> remote IP address 10.64.64.64
--> primary   DNS address 212.73.32.3
--> secondary DNS address 212.73.32.67


Jordi, it's exactly the same. Today I installed firefox via adept manager (because apt-get works) and it works! So it must be an issue with konqueror. Firefox opens all web site. So tomorrow I'll start to use my kubuntu system. As soon as I'll be back I'll remove XP. ;)

Just one quick thing. Did you try to use kppp instead of wvdial. It seems to have the same flexibility to create a modem and set up the modem parameters.

I really want to say thanks to you and Howard for the great support.

Ciao
Mario


Mario Gianni escribió:
> - original message -
> Subject:	Re: Vodafone pc card. Please help!
> From:	"Howard Coles Jr." <dhcolesj at gmail.com>
> Date:		22/07/2007 02:48
>
> On Saturday 21 July 2007 04:20:55 pm Mario Gianni wrote:
>
>   
>> Howard
>>
>> I have created the files and I get connected (I see the IP Addr from
>> Vodafone when I issue "sudo wvdial hsdpa"). But when I open the browser and
>> put any web site I can't get the page. I tried to make some ping through a
>> konsole and it seems to work. DNS correctly translates the www link into an
>> IP and get a reply.
>>
>>     
> Ok, well, if you're getting an IP address then we need to find out what 
> devices you have, and what errors you're getting.
>
> 1st, from a command shell (konsole)
> Enter the following:
>
> sudo su -
>
> Then enter your password.
> This will get you a "root" shell, so we don't have to keep typing "sudo" at 
> the front of every line.
> Now, type:
>
> ifconfig
>
> then copy the output and paste it in a reply.
>
>
> it's not easy to copy everything. Remember I'm writing mails with my Nokia. :)
>
> With ifconfig I get:
>
> eth0 which is the intel wireless card
> eth1 which is the intel wired card
> (both with mac and no ip addr because not connected. Metric is 1)
>
> lo which is the loopback
>
> then I get after connected with wvdial also
>
> ppp0 link encap point-to-point protocol
> inet addr: 83.xx.xx.xx  p-to-p: 10.xx.xx.xx  mask: 255.255.255.255
> up pointopoint running noarp multicast mtu: 1500  metric: 1
>
> then numbers regarding the rx and tx packets and bytes. Please note that if I issue a ping this numbers clearly increase (I believe it means packets correctly go out through the vodafone card).
>
>
> Then type
>
> route
>
> and copy the output.
>
>
> The result of route is:
>
> 10.xx.xx.xx (same ip addr as above)  *  255.255.255.255  UH  0  0  0  ppp0
> default  *  0.0.0.0  U  0  0  0  ppp0
>
> it seems that the routes are through ppp0. They seem fine to me. What do you think?
>
> the only thing is metric which is 0 (field after the flags field).
>
> also tried to issue an apt-get update and it worked. So only browser cannot open web pages! Weird!
>
> thanks
> mario
>
>   





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