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Aug 30, 2009 4:17 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Linda Custer, Linda Custer Aug 30, 2009 7:10 PM in response to BobbyNsatx Level 2 (351 points) Please note that sierra_net DirectIP driver requires USB Sierra Wireless driver version 1.7.0 or higher. I just click to disconnect, pull out the card and reinsert, then connect and I'm right back online. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎10-09-2016 10:01 PM Hi ,I have updated to the 1607 Anniversary Update http://softbb.net/sierra-wireless/sierra-wireless-aircard-watcher.html

Open System Preferences -> Network 2. I did get the thing to work by downloading and installing the Sierra Wireless client, but I wanted everything to work without any additional clients. What changes did you make to your system to make this not work? On the left hand list click on the Item with the Telephone icon 3. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2131593?tstart=0

Sep 3, 2009 3:28 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Whanson, Whanson Sep 3, 2009 7:05 AM in response to Arawan Level 1 (4 points) Sep 3, Check the version numbers of your drivers using the following commands:# modinfo sierra you should see v.1.7.x or later# modinfo sierra_net you should see v.1.xx or laterThe driver's version number appears At this point your modem is ready for use and you should be able to access the internet. You can not post a blank message.

  1. within 26hrs they had found a link to help me!Try this link below and download the 'B21603G_WatcherGen.dmg' http://www.sierrawireless.com/support/showsupport_anddownloads.aspx?id=20,50,1,2 Hope it works for you.
  2. For the Vendor select "Sierra Wireless", For the Model Select "GSM" Then Press "OK" button. 7.
  3. It appears that the new OS sometimes thinks the cellular air card is an old phone type modem.
  4. Check this using the following command, issued from a terminal window: # ls /dev/ttyUSB* (Note this is lell ess as in ls not eye ess – say it phonetically ) The
  5. It did on mine as I'm using it now to type this reply.
  6. Please ensure all applications are stopped and re-install your drivers beginning from step 3, above.
  7. I've been using my Aircard very happily on my Powerbook running Tiger for 6 months.
  8. I don't see any place for me to enter the APN using this method, prior to the firmware upgrade I had successfully used "WAP.CINGULAR" with the native driver ...
  9. Once I got that working, I was able to delete the Sierra Wireless Watcher software as it appears there is embedded functionality into the OS that works great!Good Luck.
  10. The Sierra Wireless sierra_net.c driver presents certain models of Sierra Wireless modems to the operating system as Network Interface Cards (NICs).

The Sierra Wireless sierra_net.c driver presents certain models of Sierra Wireless modems to the operating system as Network Interface Cards (NICs). Yes No Official Sierra Wireless Support URL http://www.sierrawireless.com/Support/SupportCenter.aspx Answer ID: A000044-030711 These instructions are not supported and are provided to the Linux user community as a courtesy. Can't find what you're looking for? Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Users Online 176 Members / 5740 Guests English Community > ThinkPad Notebooks > ThinkPad: T400 / T500 and newer T series Laptops

United States Copyright © Apple Inc. I configured the Aircard device as indicated above in this thread, and I can now also connect using that device. Upgrade the screen on my Asus... https://mycusthelp.net/SIERRAWIRELESS/_cs/AnswerDetail.aspx?aid=44 The computer reads the 'Smartphone' as a memory drive, when I set USB connection to "Mass Storage".

Keep your terminal open for the next procedure - installing the driver Installing the driver using "root" privileges Now that the two driver files have been compiled, they need to be Aug 31, 2009 2:46 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Linda Custer, Linda Custer Aug 31, 2009 5:40 PM in response to jeme Level 2 (351 points) Confirmed 3G using speakeasy on all 8 servers. The compilation step can be performed by anyone, however, the installation step can only be done by someone with appropriate authorization.

make: *** [install_sierra] Error 1 Then you have an application running that has at least 1 /dev/ttyUSB handle to the modem open. my site The system indicated that that I had a new connection. Aug 30, 2009 8:13 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by jeme, jeme Aug 31, 2009 2:46 PM in response to Arawan Level 1 (0 points) Aug 31, This article assumes you have a properly-configuredUSB modem, including a SIM card with an active account on it.

I don't see any option in the network preference pane either.I have downloaded and installed the latest software from Sierra's website that includes a help file mentioning the 10.6 compatibility. have a peek at these guys Installation of a driver module is straightforward; use the following steps: Ensure your Sierra Wireless modem is not plugged into your computer If you have root privileges, log in as root The 'new' communication manager installed perfectly. I just bought a new MacBook and while my Aircard worked in the beginning, now I can't get it to work at all.I have learned this much: when it is working,

[email protected]:~/Data/TAM/Technical/Ubuntu_Drivers$ ls /dev/ttyUSB* /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/ttyUSB1 /dev/ttyUSB2 /dev/ttyUSB3 [email protected]:~/Data/TAM/Technical/Ubuntu_Drivers$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:21:cc:5c:a3:bc inet addr:10.10.10.228 Bcast:10.10.10.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::221:ccff:fe5c:a3bc/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:17628 errors:0 This guide is for owners of Sierra Wireless modems who would like to use it on a computer running the Linux operating system. The APN only needs to be configured once. check over here Is it really the firmware or do I need to try and restore the original Sierra driver that came with OS X 10.5.6?

Connecting to modem Open a Linux terminal window connect to modem using command # minicom –sAT command port uses standard settings 115200 bps and 8 bits none parity, 1 Installing on the Windows XP side through Parallels 4.0 Desktop produced the same error - the AT&T driver acknowledged there was a connection available but did not detect a card (figure Fatal Error during Installation.

Simply insert your modem and follow the prompts on your screen.

Don't you just love update time? Can I use my Sierra Wireless modem on a Linux operating system (v.1.7.40)? Posts: 122 OS: XP Yes worked fine before, since Nov 30 2007. It will step you through setting up a new connection.

Most Liked Posts Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next 2002cbr600f4i, Aug 28, 2009 2002cbr600f4i macrumors 6502 Joined: Jun 21, 2008 #1 Picked up SL this morning on my way You should have a terminal window open and you should have navigated to the directory in which you compiled your drivers 3. Rebooted. this content Starting from kernel ver. 2.6.25, most of Linux distributions include the Sierra Linux drivers and are equipped with the Network Manager application.

Hope this helps others... I never had the Watcher installed. Install the drivers using the following command:# sudo make installWhen prompted for your password, enter the password you normally use to log into your account 4. Then I installed the Switcher software off the USB device.

No dice when I look for the WWAN though. Feb 6, 2008 6:49 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by tdsraleighwood, tdsraleighwood Feb 8, 2008 7:18 AM in response to east882004 Level 1 (0 points) Feb 8, sierra_net.cThis driver is specifically for Direct IP operation. I also do not have the signal bars - but a phone icon, disappointing.

This part is what worked prior to the firmware upgrade. Your computer will re-start as part on the installation process then it should work. I swear, I went through similar hells when I first got this Macbook trying to get DUN working with my cell phone and Tiger, then with Leopard, then with getting the Feb 8, 2008 7:39 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only.

I was going to add an update. Thank you for your interest, and sorry for the idiocy on my part.