[PLUG] Need help with connecting using Tata Photon+

Samarendra M Hedaoo samar at sicsr.ac.in
Thu Jun 30 00:18:18 IST 2011

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 06:16, Krishnan M <kmlist at yahoo.in> wrote:
> 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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Hi Krishnan,

We had a similar problem and I wrote a tutorial here for it.


Hope it helps! :)


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