[PLUG] Need help with connecting using Tata Photon+

Bhalchandra Gore b_w_gore at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 28 23:49:41 PDT 2011


Try installing latest versions of usb-modeswitch and usb-modeswitch-data packages through "apt-get install".

I am using Tata Photon+ with Debian Squeeze for past 7-8 months

-Bhalchandra

--- On Tue, 6/28/11, Krishnan M <kmlist at yahoo.in> wrote:

> From: Krishnan M <kmlist at yahoo.in>
> Subject: [PLUG] Need help with connecting using Tata Photon+
> To: plug-mail at plug.org.in
> Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 6:16 AM
> Hello,
> I need help with connecting to the Internet using a Tata
> Photon+ USB stick that we got, on an Ubuntu 11 desktop. Here
> are the couple of things i tried...
> 1) I am familiar with configuring and using a similar
> Reliance stick (i am guessing both are the same device from
> Huawei, with perhaps slight differences in network
> configuration)
> Under network connections, this provider and stick are
> listed (the same as Reliance, BSNL, etc.), but when i set it
> up this way, it didn't work. I experimented a little with
> authentication protocols (since, for example, i knew that
> only CHAP works for Reliance). It was too much, of course,
> to expect customer support to know about Linux.
> 2) A friend suggested using wvdial and i installed wvdial
> and got a sample wvdial.conf file as well. However, i was
> unable to configure it correctly and wvdial wouldn't find
> the modem. Any pointers in this direction will be helpful.
> Regards,krishnan
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