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Hi, My distro is RHEL4. I want to dialup by wireless usb win modem which requires usb_modeswitch. But usb_modeswitch not installing in RHEL4. Is there any another way to solve ...
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    wireless usb modem in rhel4


    Hi,

    My distro is RHEL4. I want to dialup by wireless usb win modem which requires usb_modeswitch. But usb_modeswitch not installing in RHEL4. Is there any another way to solve the problem?
    My modem is Micromax MMX310g.

    Please help.

    Goutam

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    Have you tried to download the source and compile/install it manually via these instructions?

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    Thanks for response.
    Yes but I failed. I also tried sakis3g. No success. Now I want to try it with any other method.

    Goutam

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    Well, if you can upgrade to RHEL/CentOS 5 (or 6 for that matter), you'd have the package available as a pre-built binary. At least I see that Dag has made one (ver 1.1.5) for RHEL5, e.g.

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    Thanks for the suggestion. But at my work place I cant upgrade RHEL4. I want to try it in a different way. I mean to say other than usb_modeswitch option.

    Goutam

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    Okay, so what is it you need to do, exactly? I have never used usb_modeswitch, so I don't really know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atreyu View Post
    Okay, so what is it you need to do, exactly? I have never used usb_modeswitch, so I don't really know.
    I need the usb wireless modem will be recognized as a modem in RHEL4 not as a storage device / cd-rom.

    I don't want to use usb_modeswitch for the purpose. If there is any other approach to do the same.

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