[PLUG] Successfully config of bipac 7000 USB ADSL modem on Slackware 11.

Ranjit Bhonsle ranjya at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 19:10:54 PST 2006


On 11/20/06, Atul Sowani <sowani at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Finally I got connected to internet with my Tata Indicom Bipac 7000
> USB ADSL modem!
> I have P3 machine and I installed slackware 11 on it recently.
>
> The steps to setup the modem are as follows:
>
> - downloaded and compiled cxacru-fw utility.
> - using cxacru-fw and the Windows modem driver, extracted firmware and
>   placed it in /lib/firmware (as cxacru-fw.bin).
> - downloaded br2684ctl source code.
> - it requires libatm and headers, which are in linux-atm-2.4.1 package.
> - compiled linux-atm-2.4.1 on following configuration:
>   slackware linux 11 (kernel version 2.6.17.13
>   gcc version 3.4.6
>   This required following changes in the source code of linux-atm-2.4.1:
>   src/lib/sapequal.c: match_blli()
>   src/sigd/proto.c: send_release(), send_release_complete()
>   src/maint/enitune.c: main()
>
> <Note>
>   I don't know if this is a problem with the source code OR with my
> compiler OR
>   with my grey matter, but the problem with the linux-atm source code
> was with "switch"
>   construct. It was something like this:
>
>   switch (xyz)
>   {
>      case a:  ... ...
>         break;
>      default:
>   }
>
>   The compile generated error here. The so-called "fix" is:
>   switch (xyz)
>   {
>      case a:  ... ...
>         break;
>      default:
>         break;      /* ADDED THIS */
>   }
>
>   This seems to work. Can somebody enlighten me about this?
> </Note>
>
> - installed compiled libatm (library and headers)
> - compiled br2684ctl utility (and copied it to /usr/local/sbin)
> - gave following commands:
>   /usr/local/sbin/br2684ctl -b -c 0 -a 0.32
>   /sbin/ifconfig nas0 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0
> - used rp-pppoe for link activation since I wanted it on-demand only.
>
> Hope this will be of some help to people trying to configure this
> particular modem on
> slackware 11.
>
> Best regards,
> Atul.
>
> Nice post!!
regards,
Ranjit.


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