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PTCL V-w`ireless ZTE Qualcomm USB Modem Driver / Instation

Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2007 12:51 am
by aliimran271
AoA Every body!
I am using ZTE V-wireless ptcl set for internet and it contain Qualcomm USB Modem. i want to switch to REDHAT LINUX but it did not install modem.
Can anybody help me in installing / configuring that modem pls.
Thanks

Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2007 7:18 pm
by nomankhn
Dear,

Search LinuxPakistan forum.

Regards,
Noman Liaquat

Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 12:16 am
by aliimran271
AOA!
i am searching and i found setting but from where i will get driver??? I didnot find any driver for that. so looking forward. thanks

Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:07 pm
by insecure_all
you don't need to install driver, just boot your system and attache your wireless phone and it will install the driver, during boot process it will install. after that edit /etc/wvdial.conf file,
and about setting !!!!!!!!
******************************************
[Dialer ptcl]
Modem = /dev/ttyACM0
Baud = 460800
Init1 = ATZ
Modem Name = CDMA
Modem Type = USB Modem
Phone = #777
Username = vwireless@ptcl.com
Password = ptcl
Stupid Mode = 1
********************************************
Try it out !

Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:00 am
by aliimran271
Thanks, i have connected with the world. really thanks and i am wondering why i go for linux so late.
can u help me what version i should use as i want to go for networking / web / dns / mail server etc on linux. i currently installed redhat9. should i used redhat interprized edition 5 or fedora. is fedora command are different from redhat???
Thanks

Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:41 pm
by insecure_all
well ... i start using RHEL 4, and now 5 is also here, but i am still using RHEL 4. if you can get RHEL 4 Or 5 then it is best !

Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:55 pm
by lambda
i would recommend trying ubuntu, or debian. one major point in their favor is that you can upgrade from, say, 6.06 to 6.10, or 6.10 to 7.04, or 7.04 to 7.10 -- all without reinstalling. you just have to run the upgrade tool, and it downloads the updated packages for you.

other stuff, like postfix/sendmail, named, apache2, etc -- they're pretty much the same.