You can speed up the process by killing gdm and all the stuf you dont need. Embarrassingly enough I did a typo on the dns – I trimmed down the connection speed to , and voila!! Needs Updating This article needs updating to include the latest versions of Ubuntu. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If after a short while you are connected, then all is good in the world, and the Linux gods have smiled on you. Page History Login to edit. Trouble installing modem drivers for PCTel chipset.

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Just one step left, jump to step 6b. Second, if you are messing pcyel configuration of the kernel, DO NOT change things you are not sure about.

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PCTEL Modem on Linux

pcel I build my own kernels, and you should too! See below for 2. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.

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You will not need both modules, however I have not found any documentation as to which one works with which PCTel modem. If you are using GRUB that’s it. Here is how you do it: All times are GMT Remember, these are the settings that work.

You must be root for this step. If you are using LILO, google a bit and you’ll find how to configure it. Install the driver and configure ppp Here are the details: Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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Actually I essentially followed the directions in the readme file but also had to make a few assumptions. The time now is My modem performed every bit as well as under windows. Actually, if this compiled kernel doesn’t work, you will have to add some changes Page History Login to edit. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Sometimes vendor Redhat, SuSE etc -built kernels have patches that prevent functionality of third party software.

PCTel Modems

First thing seems to be nesessary only on older Pcs, but what does old mean is beyond me. Pctel chipset based internal modem driver for kernel 2. Choose your kernel version: If it still fails, do not give up hope yet, see step 5b.