Bug 972398 - Ericsson H5321 GSM Mobile Broadband broken (Toshiba Z930)
Ericsson H5321 GSM Mobile Broadband broken (Toshiba Z930)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ModemManager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-09 03:18 EDT by Daniel Rowe
Modified: 2014-02-05 16:44 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 16:44:14 EST
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message log of it connectioning and then hanging up. (25.98 KB, text/plain)
2013-06-09 03:18 EDT, Daniel Rowe
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Description Daniel Rowe 2013-06-09 03:18:38 EDT
Created attachment 758670 [details]
message log of it connectioning and then hanging up.

Description of problem:

The GSM modem in the Toshiba Z930 laptop is broken. Sometimes it is able to connect but drops the connecting instantly. The USB device then seems to go into being reinitialised by the kernel. 

The odd time it does connect and stay connected.

I can plug a external USB GSM modem into this laptop and it works fine. This is a modem I know works well with Linux however. The reason why I am saying this is, it seems not to be an issue with GSM modems in general but just the inbuilt device in the Toshiba Z930 which is an Ericsson H5321.

Sometimes it dose not get as far a even getting an IP address before it goes into the reinit USB. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora 18 up to date.

How reproducible:

Does not work most of the time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try and connect
2. Get IP address and ppp0 connects
3. Drops connection
4. USB device reinitialises

Actual results:

Unable to use the GSM modem.

Expected results:

Should work.

Additional info:

See attached messages log.
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2013-12-21 08:55:41 EST
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