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Re: Very slow-starting EVDO modem



Frank Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 20:47:37 +1030
> Tim wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 01:34 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
>>> Somehow, the modem changes its identity after being plugged in for 5
>>> minutes.
>> Is that a delay while the WAN side of the modem syncs up with the ISP?
>>
>> e.g. With ADSL, it can take a few minutes for some modems to connect up.
> 
> Good thought, but no.  It's not syncing up with anything external.  In order to
> get it online you have to dial out, just like with an old-fashioned telephone
> modem (Hayes and US Robotics and the like).  This is long before we get to that
> point because we can't even find the modem until it changes its identity and
> sets up the /dev/ttyUSB0 device.
> 
Dumb question - are you using the USB Y cable? If so, try plugging
in the power-only plug first, then the data/power plug. If you are
not using the USB Y cable, see if using it helps.

Mikkel
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