[PLUG] Tata Indicom Photon+ configuration (Olive V-ME101)

Arindam Mukherjee arindam.mukerjee at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 09:19:28 PST 2011

>> > >
>> > >> I am trying to configure Tata Indicom Photon+ mobile broadband with
>> > >> Olive V-ME101 USB modem that the vendor provided to me. It is
>> > >> officially supported on Linux. My Distro is OpenSuSE 11.1.
>> > >>
>>> <snip> past discussions ...
> Hi guys,
> sorry for not posting this earlier, even though I have been using the Tata
> Indicom Photon Plus VME101 for about a month now.
> I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Linux laptop (Dell XPS M1530) and this device has
> worked out of the box for me.
> The only thing I installed was usb_modeswitch .
> All I had to do was umount the device once it got mounted as "/dev/sr1" on
> "/media/VME101 Device" on inserting the dongle.
> However, on umount it (Safely Removing it), I get an error regarding the the
> mounting and GSM operations. Just press "Ok" and ignore these errors and the
> Network Manager in 10.04 will take care of initializing the GSM modem ,
> creating a ppp0 interface and getting connected on the internet.

I guess if your kernel has usbfs support compiled (possibly there in
Ubuntu 10.x) then it should work. That way Parag might be able to get
it to work. With my case, there was no support (the earlier discussion
with Viral and Shyamgopal has the details).


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