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demonboy
November 26th, 2010, 05:18 AM
Hi,

Here in India I've been given a USB dongle for my Airtel SIM that isn't recognised by Ubuntu.

The dongle is an Icon031 EDGE, model: GI0031, serial number begins ME.

usb-devices shows that the driver appears to be installed:



T: Bus=02 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=00 Cnt=01 Dev#= 3 Spd=12 MxCh= 0
D: Ver= 1.10 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=ff MxPS=64 #Cfgs= 1
P: Vendor=0af0 ProdID=c031 Rev=01.00
S: Manufacturer=Option Wireless Technology
S: Product=Globetrotter HSxPA Modem
S: SerialNumber=serial_number
C: #Ifs= 3 Cfg#= 1 Atr=80 MxPwr=100mA
I: If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 3 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=ff Driver=hso
I: If#= 1 Alt= 0 #EPs= 2 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=ff Driver=hso
I: If#= 2 Alt= 0 #EPs= 3 Cls=ff(vend.) Sub=ff Prot=ff Driver=hso

lspci (the following terminal grabs were taken whilst my other dongle, a Huawei, was connected)


00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (rev 13)
lsusb


Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 093a:2510 Pixart Imaging, Inc. Optical Mouse
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a5c:2101 Broadcom Corp. Bluetooth Controller
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 014: ID 12d1:1003 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E220 HSDPA Modem / E270 HSDPA/HSUPA Modem
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0ac8:c326 Z-Star Microelectronics Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

ifconfig


eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:13:77:d3:c6:ba
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
Interrupt:18

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:137 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:137 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:11692 (11.6 KB) TX bytes:11692 (11.6 KB)

ppp0 Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol
inet addr:110.225.101.86 P-t-P:10.64.64.64 Mask:255.255.255.255
UP POINTOPOINT RUNNING NOARP MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:1950 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:1946 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:3
RX bytes:1710323 (1.7 MB) TX bytes:325564 (325.5 KB)

wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:21:63:c9:e4:90
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

iwconfig



lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off

vboxnet0 no wireless extensions.

ppp0 no wireless extensions.


lsmod


Module Size Used by
hso 30724 0
ppp_deflate 3726 0
zlib_deflate 19266 1 ppp_deflate
bsd_comp 4791 0
ppp_async 6778 1
crc_ccitt 1351 1 ppp_async
option 13133 2
usb_wwan 9953 1 option
usbserial 33100 7 option,usb_wwan
usb_storage 40172 0
hidp 11664 0
rfcomm 33811 8
binfmt_misc 6599 1
sco 7998 2
bnep 9542 2
l2cap 37008 17 hidp,rfcomm,bnep
vboxnetadp 6454 0
vboxnetflt 15152 0
vboxdrv 190199 2 vboxnetadp,vboxnetflt
ipt_REJECT 2004 1
xt_comment 732 2
nfsd 241120 11
ipt_LOG 4490 5
xt_multiport 1577 2
lockd 65605 1 nfsd
xt_limit 1394 7
nfs_acl 2257 1 nfsd
xt_tcpudp 1927 13
auth_rpcgss 34001 1 nfsd
ipt_addrtype 1611 4
sunrpc 193114 12 nfsd,lockd,nfs_acl,auth_rpcgss
xt_state 1014 7
exportfs 3449 1 nfsd
parport_pc 26058 0
ppdev 5556 0
ip6table_filter 1275 1
ip6_tables 11764 1 ip6table_filter
nf_nat_irc 1168 0
nf_conntrack_irc 3348 1 nf_nat_irc
snd_hda_codec_realtek 217971 1
arc4 1165 2
nf_nat_ftp 1398 0
nf_nat 16289 2 nf_nat_irc,nf_nat_ftp
nf_conntrack_ipv4 10783 9 nf_nat
snd_hda_intel 22107 1
snd_hda_codec 87552 2 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel
snd_hwdep 5040 1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm 71475 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
nf_defrag_ipv4 1117 1 nf_conntrack_ipv4
snd_seq_midi 4588 0
joydev 8735 0
i915 292683 4
snd_rawmidi 17783 1 snd_seq_midi
nf_conntrack_ftp 5361 1 nf_nat_ftp
ath5k 130083 0
nf_conntrack 63258 7 xt_state,nf_nat_irc,nf_conntrack_irc,nf_nat_ftp,nf _nat,nf_conntrack_ipv4,nf_conntrack_ftp
iptable_filter 1302 1
snd_seq_midi_event 6047 1 snd_seq_midi
drm_kms_helper 30168 1 i915
mac80211 231541 1 ath5k
snd_seq 47174 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
ip_tables 10460 1 iptable_filter
snd_timer 19067 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
x_tables 15921 12 ipt_REJECT,xt_comment,ipt_LOG,xt_multiport,xt_limi t,xt_tcpudp,ipt_addrtype,xt_state,ip6table_filter, ip6_tables,iptable_filter,ip_tables
ath 8153 1 ath5k
snd_seq_device 5744 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
drm 168054 5 i915,drm_kms_helper
usbhid 36882 0
uvcvideo 55847 0
btusb 10969 2
snd 49006 11 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec, snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,sn d_seq_device
cfg80211 144470 3 ath5k,mac80211,ath
soundcore 880 1 snd
hid 67742 2 hidp,usbhid
intel_agp 26424 2 i915
bluetooth 50500 10 hidp,rfcomm,sco,bnep,l2cap,btusb
snd_page_alloc 7120 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
videodev 43098 1 uvcvideo
psmouse 59033 0
v4l1_compat 13359 2 uvcvideo,videodev
i2c_algo_bit 5168 1 i915
video 18712 1 i915
serio_raw 4022 0
output 1883 1 video
lp 7342 0
led_class 2633 1 ath5k
agpgart 32011 2 drm,intel_agp
parport 31492 3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
sky2 45127 0

Any clues?

alexfish
November 26th, 2010, 12:38 PM
Hi

have you looked here

http://www.pharscape.org/

the site is dedicate to option devices RE hso, they also have a forum


alexfish

demonboy
November 26th, 2010, 01:00 PM
Hi alex. I tried to join their forum but there was a problem with registering. I wasn't sure how active the site was so i'll try again on your recommendation.

alexfish
November 26th, 2010, 06:29 PM
Hi
maybe send a pm

Pharscape (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=716902)

demonboy
November 28th, 2010, 10:33 AM
I wasn't aware he was a member, so thanks for that.

alexfish
November 30th, 2010, 12:20 AM
You have Two Threads , same device

Stay on your thread here at "Absolute Beginners Talk"

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10179082#post10179082

alexfish