[Arm-netbook] First impressions

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton luke.leighton at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 17 14:30:19 GMT 2010

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Adam Gill <madallig at gmail.com> wrote:
> GPRS & 3G via Mobile (USB conection )
> I have tried many times to get the GPRS and  3G to work on this netbook
> using a USB cable connected to my mobile and using it it as a modem.
> It connects but then immediately disconnects after 5-10 seconds. On other
> Linux notebooks I don't have a problem being connected this way...

 try via a powered USB hub (USB2 preferably, but make sure that a 2amp
external power supply is connected to the hub)

 it's altogether possible that the amount of power required is greater
than what the laptop can supply.


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