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From: "Lars.Dickes" <Lars.Dickes@...>
Subject: Re: UMTS
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 15:10:13 +0000
Am Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:19:42 +0200
schrieb Florian Philipp <f.philipp@...>:
> I'd like to use an UMTS adapter on my laptop. I could use USB,
> Firewire (mini) or ExpressCard. 
> 
> All HowTo's that I could find were rather old and referred to
> PCMCIA.  Now I'd like to know:
> 
> a) Which adapter would you suggest?
I use the HUAWEI E220 HSDPA USB Modem, and it works really smooth.

> b) What is the current best practice to make them work?
Found a Howto for this modem on several sites. I use pppd for dialup
with a custom script to log the data-volume.
Here is the link to the Howto i used:
http://wwwu.uni-klu.ac.at/agebhard/HuaweiE220/
The only differences i found are that Gentoo pppd don't know the
replacedefaultroute argument; just delete it; and SUBSYSTEM=="usb"
has to be BUS=="usb"... just did it as he told an everything just
worked fine

Regards,
Lars

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