Monday, March 10, 2008

Internet on FC6 linux with Airtel GPRS DKU2.0

First, you got to install wvdial if not present on your linux system.( Comes with OS on FC, Redhat and CentOS)

u can try

#yum install wvdial

I used Airtel as GPRS carriers with Nokia N72 phone on Dell D520 Laptop running with FC6 Linux

username & password is taken as service provider. Other setting same as given below

File /etc/wvdial.conf :
[root@ ~]# more /etc/wvdial.conf
Modem= /dev/ttyACM0
Baud= 115200
SetVolume= 0
DialCommand= ATDT
FlowControl= Hardware(CRTSCTS)
[Dialer gprs]
Stupid Mode= 1
Inherits= Modem0

[root@mahendra ~]# wvdial gprs
--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.54.0
--> Cannot get information for serial port.
--> Initializing modem.
--> Sending: ATZ
--> Modem initialized.
--> Sending: ATDT*99***1#
--> Waiting for carrier.
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--> Carrier detected. Starting PPP immediately.
--> Starting pppd at Mon Mar 10 21:28:06 2008
--> pid of pppd: 12348
--> Using interface ppp0
--> pppd:
--> pppd:
--> pppd:
--> pppd:
--> local IP address
--> pppd:
--> remote IP address
--> pppd:
--> primary DNS address
--> pppd:
--> secondary DNS address
--> pppd:

:) Now you are connected,

[root@ ~]# more /etc/resolv.conf
#airtel gprs access DNS IPs

Now check


add p-t-p IP as default gateway to system using :

route add default gw <-IP->

Dear you can browse internet from your favorite browser.


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