Bug 593469 - Qualcomm 3G modem with Gobi driver does not connect
Qualcomm 3G modem with Gobi driver does not connect
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ModemManager (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-18 17:11 EDT by Dan
Modified: 2010-05-21 23:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-21 23:58:23 EDT
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Description Dan 2010-05-18 17:11:01 EDT
Description of problem:The qualcomm 3G modem in my AAO ZG8 that uses the gobi driver connects to ttyUSB0 but does not load in Network Manager so that it can be accessed. If I boot in to Windows XP first than reboot to F13 it will load and work through Network Manager.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
modemManager 0.3-13.git20100507.fc13
NetworkManager 0.8.1-0.1.git20100510.fc13
How reproducible:Turn off modem with kill switch, then turn back on there will be no 3G modem listed in network manager. To make work boot in to windows XP load 3G modem and pickup network then reboot in to F13.


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Load in windows XP reboot to F13 modem works.
2.Boot F13 turn on modem log view shows qualcomm usb modem converter attached to ttyUSB0 no connection in network manager.
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Actual results:modem manager loads Gobi driver but does not make connection.


Expected results: To load in Network-manager so can make connect to mobile broadband network.


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Comment 1 Dan Williams 2010-05-20 03:04:13 EDT
Have you installed the gobi_loader program, the udev rules, and the firmware necessary to load the gobi's firmware?
Comment 2 Dan 2010-05-21 23:58:23 EDT
I now have a working Qualcom modem in F13, just needed the gobi_loader and firmware. Now works like it should, and I'll now close this bug report.

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