[CentOS] Usb surf stick for internet

Sun Apr 10 18:40:32 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Olaf Mueller wrote:
> Hello,
> I am searching for an internet usb surf-stick (umts) that works under
> CentOS. Is anyone using such a stick and if so, which chip has this
> usb-stick?
> Would a Huawei E160E chip work under CentOS? Or maybe under CentOS with
> the 2.6.35 kernel from elrepo?
> Thank you very much!
E220 and E1550 work with small modifications.

I used 55-e1550.rules with (cant remember where to put it):
SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="1446", ATTRS{idVendor}=="12d1", \
   RUN+="/usr/bin/usb_modeswitch -c /etc/usb_modeswitch.conf"

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