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modem not workin with linux in vmware, why?

by picassoline / March 20, 2011 7:33 PM PDT

after installin suselinux on my vmware runnin on vista, i tried connectin my modem to the linux but it refused to work with it. I went back to vmware and installed the modem through the usb option tab. Afterwards,i noticed that i was seein the modem name and memory card, i could also access the content of the card but the modem still didnt work.
wat exactly is the problem and how can i resolve it?
It is an huwei usb modem.

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by GODhack / March 21, 2011 2:47 AM PDT

Tell exact model. you can find it with:
command when modem is connected.

Cheap made in china modems are problematic generally. They even do not have driver department sometimes.

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(NT) the model is E1550(huawei) and this has a driver compartment
by picassoline / March 22, 2011 4:49 AM PDT
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by GODhack / March 22, 2011 7:21 PM PDT

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