[CentOS] OT: EVDO cards / service with CentOS

Peter Arremann loony at loonybin.org
Sat Sep 24 14:07:09 UTC 2005

On Friday 23 September 2005 23:00, Barry Brimer wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience (good or bad) with using EVDO high speed
> wireless broadband service under CentOS?  I am looking for high speed /
> low cost internet connectivity for an office that is in an area without
> DSL or Cable.  My idea was to use EVDO from either Verizon or Sprint
> with a PCMCIA to PCI adapter card that I could stick into a CentOS
> machine that is used as the router/firewall.  If anyone has any specific
> experience with these, please let me know.
Running CentOS 4.1 and a verizon card without any issues. The VZ network runs 
ppp and the setup is very easy. Throughput is pretty good here in Tampa - 
even works well when traveling at 80 mph on the interstate :-) Anything else 
you want to know?


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