The kernel recognizes the device as a storage device first before knowing it is a usb modem. This thing does the identification.
To make the device known, edit
/etc/usb_modeswitch.confby having the following lines present (uncomment as necessary):
- Add a udev rule that will trigger
/etc/udev/rules.d/15-huawei-e1550.rulesand write the following lines:
- Configure the connection
Plug the Globe Tattoo usb modem in, then the NetworkManager should have the default "Auto Mobile Broadband (GSM) connection" option. You may rename it to "Globe Tattoo" or whatever you like. The following configuration is what matters:
- Try it out!
Select the newly configured connection and that's it.
Monday, October 26, 2009
Globe Tattoo in Fedora
The home wireless router got busted--good reason for me to get myself one of those mobile broadband products. I decided to try Globe Tattoo. Here is how I got it to work in Fedora.