Mobile broadband connection 9.10 Huawei E1762

Slawek Drabot sdrabot at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 3 10:09:59 GMT 2009


That explains annoyance 1.

Can you suggest tools to manually check/enable DNS to circumvent annoyance 2?

--- On Tue, 11/3/09, Dave Hall <dave.hall at skwashd.com> wrote:

> From: Dave Hall <dave.hall at skwashd.com>
> Subject: Re: Mobile broadband connection 9.10 Huawei E1762
> To: "Slawek Drabot" <sdrabot at yahoo.com>
> Cc: ubuntu-au at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 8:54 AM
> On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 22:55 -0800,
> Slawek Drabot wrote:
> > I have exetel mobile broadband using Huawei E1762
> modem on 9.10.
> > 
> > A couple of issues:
> > 1. On a clean boot with the modem plugged in, 9.10
> does not recognise
> > the modem. It recognises the storage part of the
> modem, but not the
> > modem itself. Solution is to remove the modem and plug
> it in again,
> > but it's annoying.
> > 2. When re-connecting to the internet, sometimes I get
> a connection
> > without being able to lookup http pages, i.e. no DNS
> or similar.
> > Solution is to disconnect and reconnect, sometimes
> repeatedly, till
> > I'm able to resolve domain names. VERY ANNOYING!
> 
> The USB serial driver in karmic is broken.  There was
> supposed to be a
> post release fix for it, but it is yet to be released :(
> 
> For more info see
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/446146?comments=all
> 
> 


      



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