2006/01/06 Update (That's January 6, 2006)
I am still using my Motorola V400 with GPRS Easy Connect v2.5.3 and FIDO/Rogers as my GSM/GPRS service provider, but now under Slackware 10.2 with a 2.6.14 Linux kernel.

I still need to run GPRS Easy Conect as root (Issue 1 below),
but I don't have any problems connecting and disconnecting through GPRS Easy Connect anymore (Issue 2 below).


Motorola's V400 is supported by GPRS Easy Connect.
I have successfully used v2.5.3 to connect to the Internet with GPRS under Slackware Linux v10.0.

When the Motorola V400 is plugged in a USB port with the data cable,  the /dev/ttyACM0 entry appears in the /dev directory.

You just need to make sure that the cdc_acm module is loaded or compiled into your kernel.
I just compiled it in by having the following line in my /usr/src/linux/.config file:


I only have the following two issues left:

1) It only works for me, if I run it as root:

$ xhost +
$ su -
# export DISPLAY=:0.0
# gprsec&

2) If I close the GPRS connection by any means, even by clicking "Disconnect" within GPRS Easy Connect, I have to unplug the USB cable from the laptop or physically disconnect the phone from the USB cable before attempting to re-connect with GPRS Easy Connect.

Other than that, it works just fine.

I haven't managed to transfer pictures, ring tones, etc to or from the phone, yet.
Let me know if you find out how to do that.

You can contact me by writing to WebMaster@GlassStuff.com

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