using mc950d novatel wireless with OpenSuSe 11.1

Hi there;
Here’s important news on using the novatel ovation mc950d wireless USB stick with OpenSuSe version 11.1

Enabled on a Toshiba satellite l300D notebook PC

step 1. device is seen as novatel usb_storage device /dev/sr1
Step 2. if using netmanager shut it down.
Step 3. as root use eject /dev/sr1
Step 4. issue modprobe -r usbserial
Step 5. issue lsusb
you should see no mention of novatel device
as a usb_storage or modem
Step 6. issue modprobe usbserial vendor=0x1410 product=0x4400
Step 7 issue lsusb
you should see Novatel modem listed
Step 8 issue kppp
8a. configure device-> New name = HSUPA
dial = *99#
8b. configure modem->New modem = Novatel
device = /dev/ttyUSB0
8c. modem setup -> commands - string 2 =
AT+CGDCONT=1,“IP”,“APNstring” where
APNstring =
8d. save and restart kppp
Step 9. enter user and password from your provider
hope this helps:)

8c. set the init string 2

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