Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

mjb



922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

Topic # 34527 25-May-2009 18:57 Send private message

So I won one of these this morning....

Anyone got one, and mind finding me a little bit of info? I'm after the USB device id from the 3G modem. I can tell you approximately where to look if anyone can help.

[Moderator edit (MF): moved to laptop forums]





contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

Create new topic
I iz your trusted friend
5293 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 51

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 217797 25-May-2009 20:03 Send private message

Congratulate to you... I won't having it if I won it but I won't go out and buy it, the keyboard is a bit tinsy tiny and it doesn't have F11 and F12. Isn't it come installed with Windows XP, which you can use Device Manager to find that out?




Internet is my backyard...

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...» «Photo blog: I see...»

Please read the Geekzone's FUG


mjb



922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 217799 25-May-2009 20:07 Send private message

Oh, agreed... its keyboard is a bit small, but hey I'll still use it :P

I would definitely look, but I don't have it yet - it gets couriered. I'm wondering if the specific model of 3G modem is included in the list of supported devices in the linux USB serial option module.




contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

I iz your trusted friend
5293 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 51

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 217826 25-May-2009 20:58 Send private message

In US, I think you have the option to install Linux. I am sure Wiki would have some info, if any token, Dell Mini 9 is the best candidate for Hackintosh, so won't be surprised if its devices would be more compatible.




Internet is my backyard...

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...» «Photo blog: I see...»

Please read the Geekzone's FUG


mjb



922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 217831 25-May-2009 21:09 Send private message

Yeah, I know. I'm specifically interested in the usb device id of the HSDPA modem so I can confirm whether or not it's included in the stock kernel source. I believe it is, I just want to check.

No worries, I'll just wait till it arrives.




contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

1567 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 217862 25-May-2009 23:10 Send private message

Can you provide the output of 'sudo lsusb'




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

I iz your trusted friend
5293 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 51

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 217868 26-May-2009 00:12 Send private message

He hasn't got it yet.




Internet is my backyard...

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...» «Photo blog: I see...»

Please read the Geekzone's FUG


mjb



922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 217917 26-May-2009 09:00 Send private message

openmedia: Can you provide the output of 'sudo lsusb'


Yeah, as chiefie states, I don't have it yet, hence why asking if someone else can get the info.. appears no-one has one, so I'll just have to wait. I suppose I could also wander down to the vodafone shop in town and have a look too, which I'll probably do.

Thanks for the 'help' though, but I should have mentioned I'm a linux geek from way back. :)

(I'm actually quite keen to give Moblin a go, but it doesn't support HSDPA/WWAN yet.)




contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

I iz your trusted friend
5293 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 51

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 217936 26-May-2009 10:33 Send private message

Oh! Ask #find3gguy, he maybe able to take a snapshot of the Windows XP Device Manager for ya.




Internet is my backyard...

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...» «Photo blog: I see...»

Please read the Geekzone's FUG


mjb



922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 217937 26-May-2009 10:36 Send private message

chiefie: Oh! Ask #find3gguy, he maybe able to take a snapshot of the Windows XP Device Manager for ya.


lol... nah, I'll leave him alone, it'll arrive tomorrow apparently, got a phone call from the distributor about 20 minutes ago.

Thanks anyway :)




contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

22nd Only: PB Tech BROTHER HL1110 Mono laser Printer $15 shipped(after $30 cashback)
Created by loceff13, last reply by tardtasticx on 22-Oct-2014 23:41 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Who Audits IRD?
Created by gundar, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 15:52 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


HERE Maps beta available to all Android 4.4 devices and up
Created by freitasm, last reply by farcus on 22-Oct-2014 22:36 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 22-Oct-2014 18:39 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by SellShed on 22-Oct-2014 11:54 (42 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by nunz on 22-Oct-2014 22:45 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Abnormal upstream data usage - Vodafone Cable Wellington
Created by otherside, last reply by Aredwood on 22-Oct-2014 22:13 (13 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.