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Re: [ask] Sierra Wireless USB Modem Internet Configuration

On Dec 28, 2010, at 8:42 22AM, Aceshura wrote:

> On 28/12/2010 0:06, Steven Bellovin wrote:
>> On Dec 27, 2010, at 11:41 54AM, Aceshura wrote:
>>> Hello all, i am a newbie here. And i am a newbie to in Unix-like OS
>>> especially BSD. But so far NetBSD is the best OS that i have ever use,
>>> It's Great ! ^_^
>>> And now, i want to download some package from pkgsrc but i use Sierra
>>> Wireless USB Modem, and i use HSDPA/HSPA as my network. But i really
>>> don't know how to configure it in NetBSD so i can connect to internet.
>>> Can anyone help me how to configure it, or maybe a reference to
>>> configure it ?
>>> I really appreciate the help:-)
>>> Thank you very much...
>> The first question is how the device appears to NetBSD.  Boot the system, 
>> then insert the device, and copy-and-paste the dmesg output for that device 
>> and send it to the list.
>> With luck, it will appear as a ucom device or some such.  If so, you need to 
>> use pppd to talk.  The second question, though, is what is the configuration 
>> and dialing sequence.  If you've tried the device on some other OS, you may 
>> be able to copy the sequences from it.  Googling for Linux support might 
>> help, too.  Right now, though, we need more information.
>>              --Steve Bellovin, 
> It apperas that the device is detected as umass and cd1 for the removable 
> disk.
> if it using pppd, i have a copy of the sites which have explain for it, but 
> it is used for other modem. Could this work with Sierra modem, the one i have 
> the reference is for Novatel Modem.

Many wireless devices have a built-in SD slot and/or CD; it appears yours is 
one of them.  However, those don't work for remote access.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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