There is an efficient and easy to use tool named '
GPRS Easy Connect ' to
get GPRS connection on GNU/Linux. You can download it from the following
I downloaded it and am trying it out. But so far no luck. I have shared the results of my
so far attempts and observed issues and HOPES (about phones mentioned by nokia as non
modem ones) at -
Any further feedback/suggestions from fsf friends are welcome.
Raju: My non-nokia cable is detected by cp2101 (Silicon Labs) and pl2303 (Prolific)
drivers not by ark116. But I am working with 2.6.17 now.
There is a small issue though, if I load only pl2303 (that gets associated with ttyUSB0),
"wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf" and "wvdial" (with handcrafted
wvdial.conf) both result in segmentation fault due to some messup with EIP in ".....
serial_open ... -> ... pl2303_open " leading to applications getting terminated
with locks held and only way back to reloading the needed drivers successfully is after
If anyone else experienced similar issue and resolved, it could save some time. In any
case more clues always help.
Could not get old ksymoops to help - perhaps some format difference b/w /proc/ksyms of
earlier days and /proc/kallsyms now or some other issue - will check it out tonight.
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