On Tuesday 26 February 2002 22:00, you wrote:
> Hey there,
> I've been trying to get the alcatel speedtouch modem running under linux
> but to no avail.
> I've tried a few howTo's and none seem to work.
> Im running debian woody and a 2.4.17 kernel.
> I was reading the archives and saw references to it by other users.
> Would anyone be able to point me in the right direction for getting this
> working? Many Thanks
> Declan McMullen
You've got two choices;
A user space setup which is by far the easiest to do;
or a Kernel setup which is spectacularly difficult because you need to hack &
match kernel and pppd versions very closely - I wasn't able to get this one
going properly. You may need to persue this if you want VPN and other fancy
Either way, you will need to visit alcatels web site to get the most recent
Watch out for hotplug (usb utlity) which can wreck havoc with your system.
I started making an ADSL HOWTO a while back that never got finished. I'd
appreciate any input from anyone in RoI
Mail me off list if you continue to have problems.
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