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Novatel U727

Postby memphisdude » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:18 am

hi yall im a newby here,
Does anyone have the Novatel U727 running on mint and any success at installing airprime.c to get the speed up.
im running the 7.04 feisty version and have tried to install airprime.c but get as far as to recompile but get lost there.
thanks, memphis dude :oops:
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Re: Novatel U727

Postby Husse » Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:01 am

Please don't crosspost. The other post has been deleted
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it


Re: Novatel U727

Postby Alessandro » Mon May 19, 2008 3:23 am

you have solved?

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Re: Novatel U727

Postby twistx » Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:15 pm

For others coming to this thread you should know that airprime was depreciated and removed from the kernel tree and replaced by the kernel module "option". The U727 device will work but after connecting it to USB the storage device it creates needs to be ejected. This will put the device in a mode able to be used.

I have created a udev rule in /lib/udev/rules.d/99-novatel.rules to perform the eject when the device is attached.

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# rule to auto eject sr0 device when u727 is plugged in and put it in a mode to dial out.

KERNEL=="sr0", ENV{ID_SERIAL}=="Novatel_Mass_Storage_091081306620000-0:0", RUN+="/usr/bin/eject /dev/%k"

Note if you already have a device using sr0 you will need to increment the device number or use a different udev match key. ID_SERIAL also needs to be changed to match your specific device. You can find this information by viewing /var/log/syslog after connecting your device.

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