[SATLUG] [OT] Explain mobile broadband and Linux

Alex Bartonek bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 21 16:18:08 CDT 2010


ok..cool, thanks for that info.  Interesting that it "just works" :)

--- On Mon, 6/21/10, Henry Pugsley <henry.pugsley at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Henry Pugsley <henry.pugsley at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] [OT] Explain mobile broadband and Linux
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Monday, June 21, 2010, 2:54 PM
> That is equivalent to dialing *228
> option #2 on your Verizon phone ..
> I'm not sure if you can do it the same way with the
> broadband cards.
> I found a post on evdoinfo.com stating that dialing *22899
> would
> active and update the PRL on the card.
> 
> -Henry
> 
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 9:37 AM, Alex Bartonek
> <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Meaning... I have a Verizon broadband card and under
> windows, I have to install Verizon's software, but under
> Linux it works without it.  Verizon's software downloads
> updates a "tower list" or something like that sometimes.
>  I'm wondering if I am missing out on something on the
> Linux end or is the extra stuff just cruft that needed to be
> trimmed.
> >
> >
> > Thanks
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