[Mageia-discuss] Wish List

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Fri Oct 8 20:30:52 CEST 2010

> <Apologies - I've lost your post about the kernel not recognising your
> dongle; and please forgive me if this is already known to you>
> My dongle wasn't recognised as such by the MDV 2009.1 kernel either.
> I had to install
> lsusb
> usb-storage
> usbserial.
> usb-modeswitch (from rpmfind.net)
> wvdial
> (kppp I had already installed).
> As far as I know usb-modeswitch isn't dongle-specific.
> However it was essential to attach the dongle BEFORE booting up for the
> mode switch to take place, otherwise it was just recognised as a simple
> memory stick.
> Then
> ls -alrt /dev/ttyUSB* showed
> /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/ttyUSB1 /dev/ttyUSB2 /dev/ttyUSB3
> After that there were some configuration steps to carry out.
> Doug

Thanks! I'll give it a try this weekend. It would be awesome if this 
worked out.


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