Gentoo/ATT USB GSM Modem

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AT&T USB GSM Modem

Device

ATT USB GSM Modem.jpg

USB

1199:68a3 Sierra Wireless, Inc. 

Installation

Linux Kernel Configuration:
  Device Drivers  --->
    SCSI device support  --->
      {M} SCSI device support
      <M> SCSI disk support
    [*] USB support  --->
      <M>   USB Mass Storage support
      <M>   USB Serial Converter support  --->
        <M>   USB Sierra Wireless Driver

You should also configure the system to run PPP.  See how to configure ppp client.

Network configuration

Add:

File: /etc/conf.d/net
rc_net_ppp2_need="firewall"                  # optional, if you use firewall
config_ppp2="ppp"
link_ppp2="/dev/ttyUSB4"
pppd_ppp2="noauth defaultroute usepeerdns lock mru 296 mtu 296"
phone_number_ppp2="*99***1#"
isp_ppp2="isp.cingular"

chat_ppp2="
ABORT BUSY
ABORT ERROR
ABORT 'NO ANSWER'
ABORT 'NO CARRIER'
ABORT 'NO DIALTONE'
ABORT 'Invalid Login'
ABORT 'Login incorrect'
TIMEOUT 5
'' 'ATZ'
OK AT+cfun=1
OK AT+cgreg=1
OK AT+CGDCONT=1,\\\"IP\\\",\\\"${isp_ppp2}\\\"
OK AT
OK 'ATDT\T'
TIMEOUT 60
CONNECT ''
TIMEOUT 5
'~--' ''"
ln -s net.lo /etc/init.d/net.ppp2

Manage

/etc/init.d/net.ppp2 start
/etc/init.d/net.ppp2 stop

Reference

http://mycusthelp.net/SIERRAWIRELESS/_cs/AnswerDetail.aspx?aid=5

Maintainer

Alon Bar-Lev

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Originally written by: Alon Bar-Lev - 2011-11-17


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