[clug] 3G as a modem, through Virgin Mobile

Hal Ashburner hal.ashburner at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 17:02:48 GMT 2008

Tony Lewis wrote:
> I just got some 3G lovin' from Virgin via a Nokia 6220.  I feel I'm 
> *this close* to getting it to work as a modem with Linux, and could 
> use some help.
> References:
> * 
> http://www.understated.co.uk/2007/virgin-mobile-3g-modem-with-ubuntu/ 
> and links from there
> My wvdial.conf: http://pastebin.com/ma5d902e
> Output from `sudo wvdial`: http://pastebin.com/m7789371a
> Output from /var/log/syslog: http://pastebin.com/m3393aeae
> So it appears that I can connect at the PPP level (authentication 
> succeeds), but then something disconnects me quickly, and I'm not sure 
> if it's authentication, configuration, or that I am currently out of 
> 3G range.  Is the process the same for GPRS?
Maybe something like:
require pap
refuse chap
Worked for me with virgin & their USB modem.

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