[kwlug-disc] ubuntu and rogers rocket stick

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon Dec 21 19:25:51 EST 2009


Digging back into the list, there was a thread on this I refound by 
searching on 'Wiarton.'

In that thread ([kwlug-disc] Mobile internet 'sticks'), this is 
Khalid's link: 
http://www.flashinthepan.ca/computer-tips/linux-computer-tips/rogers-rocket-mobile-internet-stick-on-gentoo-linux-part-1

Hope it helps.

Paul Nijjar wrote, On 12/21/2009 6:27 PM:
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 02:20:00PM -0500, brydon wrote:
>> Darcy mentioned he noticed someone at the last meetup using a Rogers  
>> rocket stick. If anyone has any links, advice, etc on how to get it  
>> working with ubuntu, please let me know?
>>
>> I'm running karmic on an x61 thinkpad, if that helps.
> 
> Darn it. I am pretty sure I set this up for somebody on an older
> version of Ubuntu (8.04 or 8.10, I think). But I did not write
> anything down. 
> 
> Looking through the links online (including the ones from your Ubuntu
> Forums post) the advice here looks familiar: 
> 
> http://www.timetraveller.org/rogers/
> 
> I seem to remember that the key to getting this working was step 3:
> making sure that the device showed up as a modem, not a USB drive.
> But I could be mistaken. 
> 
> I would check dmesg to see whether the device is detected as a USB
> flash drive, as a modem, or as both. 
> 
> - Paul
> 
> 
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