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dougeeebear
On my SL-5500, (with standard sharp rom 3.13) I used aerlink_1.1.4_arm.ipk as a driver for my Socket Digital Phone Card, which added a few extra settings to the dial-up network setup, and made it recognize and use my cell phone as a modem to access the internet through my cell phone carrier.

Now I have a new SL-C1000 (with stock sharp rom 1.01 JP) and the driver doesn't make any changes to the dial-up networking setup, and therefore doesn't work.

The site where I downloaded the driver has never updated it, so I am without cell phone internet access on the C1000.

Does anyone know somewhere I could download a similar driver that would make the modifications I need for this setup (and that would work with my card)?

Thanks in advance,
Doug
bam
bluetooth? errr...or?
dougeeebear
Not bluetooth. As I stated above, I have a Socket digital phone card (compact flash type with a cord that plugs into my verizon wireless cell phone).
It uses the phone as a modem ...etc...
dougeeebear
*bump*
InSearchOf
What phone are you using? and I'm assuming your still using the stock sharp rom correct?

Late
dougeeebear
I'm using the stock sharp rom 1.01 JP on SL-C1000.
The phone is a Kyocera 2235 and the carrier is Verizon Wireless.
The driver (see the first post) that worked on the SL-5500 was built for the 2.4.18 kernel, and the SL-C1000 rom has 2.4.20 kernel.
I can't seem to find a replacement driver for it anywhere.
And sdgsystems.com is no longer updating the driver, they're just keeping the old driver available for those who still need it.
Da_Blitz
deos somthing like that really need a driver? it sounds like a spimle serial port to me

if so you miht need to play with the pcmcia stuff to make it appear as a serial card and hope that everything is auto detected (hopefully), its most likly a config setting somwhere not a driver issue, you might want to pull the ipkg appart and read the install scripts to see what it does

i would also repost in the c1000/3000 software section (software has more people reading it and in my opinon this is a software issue)

thats about the best i can do at the moment
Ferret-Simpson
Right.

Installing an incompatible module has possibly screwed the OS. . .Lets hope not.

Install Minicom, you can find it on killefiz.de/zaurus

run "cardctl resume"
"dmesg"

If it mentions a card being allocated a serial port, You're off to a good start, and your OS has probably survived. If not, run "cardctl status" If it's giving any wierd errors, about bad VCC, then your card is not being assigned with the 16650 driver that it should be. . I can;t help you there, I only use 2.4.18. A c1000+ user should be able to help you.

If everything looks good, then I have no clue why it won't work.

If you've got a serial port, run "minicom -s" (ROOT) set up your serial port as "/dev/modem" with baud 9600

make a phone call attempt with "ATDT<YourHomeNumberNotTheZaurusNumber>" Your home phone should ring.

If that's fine, you should be able to just use the old init string from the 5500 setup, get the setting the same manually, and connect!
dougeeebear
Actually, all that "driver" does on the SL-5500 (as far as I know) is it adds the following options to the network account setup:

Network:
-- Default Settings
-- 1xRTT (CDMA2000)
-- GPRS (GSM)
-- Nextel Packet Stream

The one I use is 1xRTT (CDMA2000)

It makes the cell phone act as a modem (there is no init string - it is blank)

It also creates two files in etc/pcmcia

aerlink-serial.opts

CODE
#!/bin/sh
#
# Device-specific options for the SDG AerLink NPC
#

if grep "Digital Cell Phone Card" $STAB >/dev/null
then
   SERIAL_OPTS="baud_base 460800"
fi


and aerlink.conf

CODE
#
# Copyright (C) 2002-2003 SDG Systems, LLC
# www.sdgsystems.com
#

card "Digital Cell Phone Card"
 manfid 0x0104, 0x00b9
 bind "serial_cs"

I'm thinking maybe I can take the relevant lines from these two files and add it to the appropriate default network files to make it work.
All I have to do is figure out which files they are.

I can't see where any changes were made to network.opts

Thanks for your help
Doug
dougeeebear
QUOTE(Da_Blitz @ Jul 30 2006, 08:59 PM)
i would also repost in the c1000/3000 software section (software has more people reading it and in my opinon this is a software issue)
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This could very well be true smile.gif

For the sake of not double-posting on the same subject, if a moderator thinks this thread would be more appropriate in the c1000/3000 software section, please feel free to move it.

Doug
dougeeebear
@Ferret-Simpson;
I believe you're right about the card being recognized as a serial card.
Thanks for that info, and also for the reference to Minicom.

QUOTE(Da_Blitz @ Jul 30 2006, 08:59 PM)
you might want to pull the ipkg appart and read the install scripts to see what it does
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How would I go about doing that?
Winzip?
Ferret-Simpson
Not quite. it's a .tar.gz file.

Rename it to a .tar.gz (Duh!) and open it in say. . . WinRar. WinZip (Last time I checked) Had the worst tgz etc. support ever.

That, or do it in konqueror on a linux box. . .
dougeeebear
Ok, I renamed it from aerlink_1.1.4_arm.ipk to aerlink_1.1.4_arm.tar.gz.
Then I tried unzipping it with both WinZip and WinRar.
All it containes is another file named aerlink_1.1.4_arm.ipk
Wierd!
Jon_J
use winrar, and drag the second aerlink_1.1.4_arm.ipk out of it to your desktop, or folder.
Winrar works fine for me to extract *.ipk files. (In Windows)
Now use winrar, and you should be able to extract the contents, out of it.
This file will either have a "data.tgz" in it, or a file named "aerlink_1.1.4_arm"
If it is "aerlink_1.1.4_arm", just add .tgz to it, and you will be able to extract the "data.tgz" from it.
dougeeebear
Thanks Jon,
Winrar worked out very well for that.
I didn't really want to have to register Winrar, but now I guess I'll have to.
Da_Blitz
QUOTE
Installing an incompatible module has possibly screwed the OS.


this isnt windows, incompatable modules arent loaded unless you spcifically force them, and i belive that dosent even work, all you would have to do is remove the offending file

as for the tar.gz, you could give 7-zip a try or do a (on gnu tar) "tar xfz <the file>" otherwise you will have to gunzip <the file> then tar xf <the tar file left behind>

if i remeber correctlly the cxx00 pcmcia stuff is set up slightly diffrent

looking at the files the aerlink.conf should go into the a pcmcia config file and the other i am not entirly sure where it should go, guess we will need the post-install and pre-install files from the ipkg
dougeeebear
Thanks, I'll give 7-zip a try.
jfv
Why are you people messing with tar.gz files on windows, masochism? I was going to ask why windows at all, but never mind that. Remember the Zaurus is a linux box. You can gunzip and tar xvf right there on the Zaurus. To avoid making a mess, I'd suggest you create a separate directory to take apart the ipk, make a copy of the ipk in that directory, renaming it tar.gz and then go at it:

mkdir Test
cp blah.ipk Test/blah.tar.gz
cd Test
gunzip blah.tar.gz
tar xvf blah.tar

You get the idea.

Felipe
dougeeebear
Ok, problem solved.
The installation ipk installs a file /etc/pcmcia/aerlink-serial.opts.
This file contains the following:
CODE
#!/bin/sh
#
# Device-specific options for the SDG AerLink NPC
#

if grep "SDG Systems AerLink NPC" $STAB >/dev/null
then
   SERIAL_OPTS="baud_base 460800"
fi

All I had to do was change the baud_base to 230400 which matches the baud set in my cell phone.

I hope this info helps someone else out who has a similar setup.

Doug
adf
any pointers avaialble to go getting my winmobile 'o3 VOQ working as a modem over IR
(It has usb as well, if that helps, but I don't really know what's going on in the phone end of the usb. Works for ms activesync, etc..)?

I searched for awhile on the forums, and nothing seemed quite the thing.

trying on pdaXrom beta btw
dougeeebear
QUOTE(adf @ Aug 27 2006, 08:28 PM)
any pointers avaialble to go getting my winmobile 'o3 VOQ working as a modem over IR
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I don't know if this would help with IR or not... I'm using Dial-up - PPP in my network setup for mine.
Da_Blitz
in the settings pannel (last of the 3 tabs) check if there is a way to set it as a modem, otherwise it should be a program (go to the progrom files launcher) if there is nothing there then you can rip apart the o2 rom for one of the XDA's, have a look over at xda developers

if you need help just repost, i use to blow my own custom roms for the xda 2
adf
QUOTE(Da_Blitz @ Aug 30 2006, 01:41 PM)
in the settings pannel (last of the 3 tabs) check if there is a way to set it as a modem, otherwise it should be a program (go to the progrom files launcher) if there is nothing there then you can rip apart the o2 rom for one of the XDA's, have a look over at xda developers

if you need help just repost, i use to blow my own custom roms for the xda 2
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You lost me. The thing runs windows mobile 2003 1st edition. I see no modem setup in settings, though there are some posts on google suggesting that there is a windows modem driver aavialble for it. I'll poke around for some software on the phone end, but at the moment I suspect it is a matter of setting the phone ir to receive and sending the right string for the modem...then again i know next to nothing on this topic.
There is a "data connections" setting..it give me the option to define :

Internet connection (gprs)

Work connection (automatic)

WAP connection (automatic)

Secure wap connection (automatic)

() contains the current setting.

This stuff seem more like it is defining the phone's connection to the outside world, though, more than giving me an option to pass dtata to the Z...or am i looking at it the wrong way?


wtf is "change pin2" in security??





I haven't even begin to explore what the usb connector really is on the phone side smile.gif


thanks, btw
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