[Server-devel] GPRS connectivity

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Thu May 1 03:27:27 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 3:47 PM, John Watlington <wad at laptop.org> wrote:
>  Did anybody ever figure out what drivers were necessary and try this
>  out ?
>  GPRS connectivity is being considered in some areas of Peru...

the stuff I've used (Sierra cards) has had modules in mainline that
automagically setup a serial device that you can address with ppp. So
you "dial" a bogus number to get the modem going and then go through a
similarly bogus MS-CHAP auth process (that I guess are there to make
things similar to how you login to an old-style internet connection).

Do you know what devices the GPRS companies offer? A quick google
shows this howto with a listing of HW known to have drivers...


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