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.




13 posts

Geek


Topic # 5618 12-Nov-2005 10:23
Send private message

I have an iMate JAM and I got to the point where a modem query on the 'modem over BT' on my laptop works fine.
But, when I run the dialup BT connection it goes "Opeing Port", then gets to "dailing...", and quickly to "Error 678: The remote computer did not responde...".
Ideas?

Create new topic
19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user


Reply # 23068 12-Nov-2005 10:35
Send private message

But you need GPRS to connect to the internet world or are you using CSD



13 posts

Geek


  Reply # 23072 12-Nov-2005 12:29
Send private message

don't now what is CSD.
can't i just use the cellular line to call my ISP as I do with a regular line? (I tried using the same number I do for dialup).

 
 
 
 


19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user


  Reply # 23074 12-Nov-2005 12:33
Send private message

If you use your ISP dialup number then this will be a CSD (circuit switch connection) and you will be charged by your mobile carrier for the time connected not the amount of data moved up or down link.



13 posts

Geek


  Reply # 23076 12-Nov-2005 12:38
Send private message

trust me, it will cost less... :-)
how do I do it? what goes wrong here?

19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user


  Reply # 23077 12-Nov-2005 12:44
Send private message

Does your carrier not provide GPRS data plans and there may be some restrictions on your mobile carriers side from dialing a ISP.



13 posts

Geek


  Reply # 23079 12-Nov-2005 14:12
Send private message

I don't think that's the case. if I dial the same number from the keypad it works fine (I hear the computer DTMF on the other side). when done from the laptop the JAM doesn't show any sign of dialing.
I see a DUN service in the BT screen of the JAM, how does that work?

BDFL - Memuneh
58773 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10171

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 23094 12-Nov-2005 18:03
Send private message

If you dial the number and hear the modem noise it doesn't mean your operator will allow a modem on the calling side. When you put both together the operator will detect a CSD connection and not allow it to continue.

Not all operators allow CSD connections. You have to check with yours.






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:





News »

Intel unveils the 8th Gen Intel Core Processor family for desktop
Posted 25-Sep-2017 19:45


Chow brothers plan to invest NZ$100 million in technology
Posted 24-Sep-2017 16:24


Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted 21-Sep-2017 15:33


FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16



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.