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
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
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
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
Let me know if you find out how to do that.
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