Saturday, May 30, 2009

How to use Plug2Surf Tata Indicom USB Modem in Fedora Linux 6

Please following the below following steps to use the tata indicom plug2surf USB modem in
Fedora Core Linux 6:

1. Type the below command on the command prompt in a terminal

$wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf

The wvdial.conf file is created and you will see some messages aswell.

2. Edit the wvdial.conf file in your favortite editor and should like below when done

[Dialer Defaults]
Modem = /dev/ttyACM0
Baud = 460800
Init1 = ATZ
Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
Init3 = at+crm=1
Stupid MODE=1
ISDN = 0
Modem Type = USB Modem
Phone = #777
Username = internet
Password = internet


3. Copy the resolv.conf into the /etc/ folder to be on safe-side.

cp /etc/ppp/resolv.conf /etc/


4. Plug-in the modem and just type the below command and the dialer will start.

$wvdial

You are ready to surf the internet now !!!