How to access the internet using a cellphone
gshobowale at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 14:53:06 UTC 2008
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 3:08 AM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 18:20 -0700, Cruz Azul wrote:
> > I am using FC5 and I want to know if there is a way that I can use my
> > Razor cellphone to access the internet as I do with my windows
> > computer and my cellphone.
> I haven't gotten it to work past the detection stage, not sure if the
> cellphone is locked or what. But, Bitpim looks promising! I have an LG
> phone from Verizon, and there is a setting for data listing serial or
I am not sure the type of phone you are talking about but I once had
an issue with an LG phone that has an inbuilt modem (into the phone)
the problem was that it did not act like a real modem hence the
initialization string where different. You might need to get the
string to get it working...
> USB in the phone setup. I bought both cables, the serial one was a dud,
> and the USB one makes a nice entry in lsusb. It's there and Bitpim finds
> it after some nudging. I see a connect, but it's not getting past
> "something mysterious to me" to actually grab cellphone data to my
> computer. If it's locked in some fashion, I have no clue.
> Also, X is damn picky about hot plugging it. If my phone is on, and the
> X session is running, it locks up X. If I turn the machine off, reboot
> with the cellphone on and connected, X proceeds as usual. I thought the
> whole thing about USB was to be able to just plug stuff in, but I'm
> wrong about that point. If anyone has a clue as to real connect
> procedure regarding USB devices, please point me to it. Ric
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> ..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
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