Huawei E220 UMTS Stick
Hello all together,
I want to establish a Failover Connection of my PFsense-box via a UMTS-Stick. My choice was the Huawei E220 Stick which is on the "known working"-list:
Now I am fighting against this little thing since a few days and not finding anything in the www. Google just brings up very old topics within this forum.
Following this tutorial I am not getting this stick to work.
However on a native Windows box this stick works perfectly fine. I updated the stick since it came with an old firmware to this version: 11.117.10.03.99
Sadly there was no change in behaviour.
The System-PPP-Log say the following:
It looks like there is no answer while starting the connection.
My configuration lools like this:
Interface-definition (only thing thats missing is provider and country - but after initial placement it just was gone and since this happens all the time this seems quiete normal?!
After configureing the interface it shows up in the ppp list:
And this is in the interfaces when I open the preferences (looks like the initial config-stuff).
Anyone got this modem to work? I am obviously missing something since the modem itself must be ok (tested with the physical box).
I am using latest PFsense (Release 2.0) on i386 based image.
Your help is greatly appriciated.
With best regards
Replying to the own threads sucks but I got it solved. And since I hate those threads were nobody says how here is my explanation:
As you can see in the picture above I took /dev/cuaU2 because there was no other device. Well - this is exactly the problem because the modem has to report as /dev/cuaU0.
I played around with some bios-settings regarding USB (legacy devices, etc) and also with the USB-Ports I used and somehow after a reboot I finally could see /dev/cuaU0 in the wizard. Guess what - since then it worked …