[PLUG] BSNL EVDO Network Manager
cshring at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 14:31:09 IST 2009
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:59 AM, binoy <binoy at gnextitsolutions.com> wrote:
> I believe a recent patch (submitted by you guys) added support for BSNL
> EVDO Modem Ac8700 to network manager.
> I am running Jaunty, and my modem does not show up in network manager.
> The entry for the modem is present
> in /usr/share/hal/fdi/information/10freedesktop/10-modem.fdi
> # lsusb
> Bus 005 Device 012: ID 05c6:3197 Qualcomm, Inc. CDMA Wireless
> # hal-find-by-capability --capability modem
This is a bug with network manager imho. Check the logs. The
capability appeared in some rc and then disappeared again for the
Here's what happens -
Hal spots the device & load its drivers . successfully.
Network manager scans the device and decides ( don't know why ) that
the device is not capable of CDMA.
To my knowledge this is a bug with network manager and its ppp utility
functions. Until then we're stuck with wvdial ( dang ! ).
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