[maemo-users] N810 and 3G Broadband Wireless

From: John B. Holmblad jholmblad at hotmail.com
Date: Fri Apr 10 19:43:00 EEST 2009
Vagabond Aero,

you may need an external power injector to drive the USB modem.  As I 
understand it from previous messages  on this list (circa late 2007^1 ), 
the N800 and N810 can only deliver between 100ma and 200ma to the 

Here,  in case it helps you out. is the url to an article on how to do 
this using Ubuntu on a pc/notebook/netbook:


1. See email on this list from dufkaf at seznam.cz dated 10/24/2007

Best Regards,


John Holmblad


Acadia Secure Networks, LLC

Vagabond_Aero wrote:
> I am a new (~30 hours) owner of a N810 that I like very much.  One of 
> the uses I hoped to do with this is connect with my wireless Verizon 
> broadband modem (UM175) and get access when I am outside my wifi 
> zones, like I currently do with my linux laptop.  Since wvdial does 
> not exist in /usr/bin, it looks like I may have to attempt to build it 
> myself.  Before I head down that path, has anyone else set up a 
> connection with these types of modems?
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