Kyle Usbeck [www.cs.drexel.edu/~kfu22]
January 15, 2007
# wvdialconf wvdial.conf
which will generate the file wvdial.conf. Move that file to the default location in /etc/
# sudo mv wvdial.conf /etc/
Now save the files:
in the directory /etc/ppp/peers/
Edit the file, sprint, to reflect your 10-digit phone number.
You do not need to specify the password, just the 10-digit phone number.
Setup the device file by typing
which should inevitably fail, but will setup the device file properly.
# sudo pppd call sprint
This should connect you to the network and give you an IP Address.
I've received some very helpful feedback from a number of individuals.
Several people have experienced a "timeout" after being connected for a few minutes.
The following is a friend's solution to the timeout problem. Timeout Solution. Thanks Riberto!
Another solution to the timeout problem:
Add this line to /etc/ppp/peers/sprint
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