[Ubuntu-ZW] the ... 3G modems again URGENT
luminary06 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 14:50:16 BST 2010
Congrats on getting them to work Orion!
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 2:52 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
> Replying myself in case it helps anyone.
> After installing Kubuntu Lucid Beta and the usb-modeswitch software the
> bloody things were finally recognized as modems.
> I then went nearly NUTS until I stumbled on the information that of the
> 3 USB ports created you have to use /dev/ttyUSB2 for this modem to work.
> Once I had set up kppp to use /dev/ttyUSB2 then EUREKA and all works....
> O. Sinclair wrote:
> > Anyone had any luck with the Econet World USB modems? They are
> > identified on internet as GBC Great Bird China PL68 modems and seem to
> > be a major headache.
> > Anyone knows where we can by replacements that do work in Karmic or
> > Lucid Beta? My own Vodafone EDGE (ZTE apparently now Huawei) seems to
> > have gone off market.
> > Any help appreciated, we can barely get these to work in Windows 7 and
> > not at all in (k)ubuntu...
> > Sinclair
> > O. Sinclair wrote:
> >> Dear all,
> >> I have managed to get my own Vodacom (Huawei) usb modem working quite
> >> well under 9.10 Karmic using ppp. However, now I am trying to get one
> >> of the more recent Econet World 3G model EWZ3040 working and am
> >> failing miserably.
> >> from dmesg I get the following output:
> >> usb 2-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 8
> >> [ 2478.526193] usb 2-4: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> >> [ 2478.530513] scsi10 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
> >> [ 2478.530810] usb-storage: device found at 8
> >> [ 2478.530815] usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning
> >> and that's it. From lsusb I get this:
> >> Bus 002 Device 008: ID 1c9e:f000
> >> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
> >> Bus 005 Device 002: ID 04d9:1400 Holtek Semiconductor, Inc.
> >> Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> >> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
> >> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> >> Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> >> Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> >> Bus 003 Device 005: ID 0a5c:4503 Broadcom Corp.
> >> Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0a5c:4502 Broadcom Corp.
> >> Bus 003 Device 003: ID 413c:8126 Dell Computer Corp. Wireless 355
> >> Bluetooth
> >> Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a5c:4500 Broadcom Corp.
> >> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
> >> As you can see the c9e:f000 is not identified as anything, it is "just
> >> there". it does not come up as a disk either
> >> Anyone have any ideas here, I need these to work before 2morrow....
> >> Best regards,
> >> Sinclair
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