[Ilugc] Re: tata Indicom usb modem internet

Ashish Verma ashishverma1984 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 16:31:38 IST 2008


On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Shakthi Kannan <shakthimaan at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> --- On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 1:42 PM, Ashish Verma
> <ashishverma1984 at gmail.com> wrote:
> | *I am not sure whether it is a must or not, but I removed the usb_storage
> | module because per the internet, It creates conflicts on the device or
> | something like that.
> \--
>
> USB modems often present two configurations -- mass storage and modem.
> On initial connect, the modem presents the USB mass storage
> configuration to the host PC for the drivers to get installed and
> loaded from it, and then switches to modem configuration for
> operational use.
>
> When vendors ship windoze setup.exe in the mass storage, and you are
> using GNU/Linux, using usb_modeswitch [1] will help in switching the
> configuration for modem operation.
>
> SK
>

Thanks Shakthi.


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