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slashwannabe94
April 18th, 2010, 08:37 PM
hey, i use a t-mobile usb mobile broadband stick; model usb stick 120.

the signal strength is 3g yet i randomly get disconnected from the likes of
pidgin
amsn messenger
ebuddy

can anyone tell me why, or how to fix it

slashwannabe94
April 18th, 2010, 08:56 PM
also when i connect to pidgin messenger, i am straight away disconnect and given this error

"Connection error from Notification server:
Reading error"

alexfish
April 18th, 2010, 08:59 PM
hi

not sure as to all reasons

but sometimes if your sevice provider sends you a SMS text message then modem may be dropping to textmode therefore dropping the 3g connection,

next time it happens

check if any messages have come through at the same, best prog is wammu its in the repos

after using wammu you may have to disconnect the modem and then reconnect
also depending on the method of connection you may find the modem manager hanging on to the modem , here again disconnect and reconnect the modem


also if you are using these services , and the progs are laying idle , then your ISP may be closing the connection

check your log files , there may a clue in there, some times it may say " disconnected by peer "

Just noticed your post above so will look into the meaning of the message

slashwannabe94
April 18th, 2010, 09:02 PM
how do i do this man... sorry im a n00b

alexfish
April 18th, 2010, 09:24 PM
Don't think doing the above will help

Looking up the reasons for the Error message

here is one for pidgin

http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/1217

will post more as I find them

also have you tried Emesene