[maemo-users] [maemo-users] usb720 broadband dongle

From: Aaron Newcomb anewcomb2 at gmail.com
Date: Mon Jun 30 18:59:19 EEST 2008
Looks like this device needs 700mA to run :(

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 11:22 AM, Aaron Newcomb <anewcomb2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Matan. I hope the power is enough. I have the configuration
> files on my laptop so I should be able to reuse those. Also, on my
> laptop I use pppd to make the connection and it looks like pppd is in
> /usr/sbin on my tablet. Has anyone used pppd successfully on the n810?
> Now I just need to do some research to figure out how to compile
> kernel modules. If anyone can point me to a good how-to that would be
> great. I am going to check out the wiki now ...
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 6:06 PM, Matan Ziv-Av <matan at svgalib.org> wrote:
>> This is supported by linux module airprime which is in the source of the
>> kernel used in OS2008, but not compiled by default, so you'll need to
>> compile this module. The main thing I'd worry about is wether the module
>> works with 100mA that N800/N810 provides.
>> Search google for something like "verizon usb720 linux" for instructions on
>> how to make it work at the IP level, though you will also need some DUMMY
>> connection to make maemo application aware of the connection.
>> --
>> Matan Ziv-Av.                         matan at svgalib.org
> --
> Thanks,
> Aaron Newcomb
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Aaron Newcomb

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