On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 9:40 AM, km <km(a)eficacy.com> wrote:
Please enlighten me if you have any experience with using the Tata Indicom
USB Modem under the Plug 2 Surf scheme. I have recently taken their
subscription and facing problems using it with Kubuntu 7.10
It works fine in windoze, but fails to get any data transfer in Linux. I
connecting using wvdial and also using KPPP.
WvDial<*1>: Sending: ATDT#777
WvDial<*1>: Waiting for carrier.
WvDial Modem<*1>: ATDT#777
WvDial Modem<*1>: CONNECT
WvDial<*1>: Carrier detected. Waiting for prompt.
Put following line in /etc/wvdial.conf
Stupid mode = 1
... and so on and so forth.. it keeps repeating
and gives the same error
"WvDial<Err>: Connected, but carrier signal lost! Retrying..."
I have used wvdial for MTNL Garuda's USB modem on the same installation
and it was working fine back then. Also, there was an existent wvdial.conf
file with those old settings for MTNL Garuda connection until i
executed "wvdialconf" again for the tata indicom USB modem.
[* wvdial gave the same problem even with Ubuntu 7.04 installed on the same
While when i tried connecting with KPPP on Kubuntu 7.10, it did succeed in
connecting, that is, it showed me that its connected and the USB modem's
too indicated a connection. But i still could not surf the net (or ping
Am i missing out something while configuring the connection. Could this
be an issue
with the DNS?
The same modem is working fine for windoze on the same machine.
check if you can ping them! ping 220.127.116.11 etc..
also if you might have eth0 or other interface on, check the default route
# route -n