http://ubuntu.se/forum/showthread.php?t=4587

The Sony Ericsson Turbo3G USB gadget is one of those flip-flop devices. The first time it is plugged it acts as a flash storage to provide the Windozes/Mac drivers. Installing the gadget in windows, allows to “sniff” the instructions that are sent and replicate them in Linux.

The software that does the job is called: http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch/

Using Ubuntu 8.10 and the following configuration

usb_modeswitch -v 0fce -p d0e1 -O 1

was possible to switch to modem mode.

There is plenty of problems with the NM (Network Manager) in 8.10, so a distribution upgrade to 9.04 helped to get modem initialized properly.

Some changes where needed after installing 9.04 to run the 3G modem when having a root console open

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/371291

myhacks/sony_3g.txt · Last modified: 2009/06/16 08:37 by kiko
 
Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
Recent changes RSS feed Donate Powered by PHP Valid XHTML 1.0 Valid CSS Driven by DokuWiki