[Gllug] eeePC and 3g

Caroline Ford caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 12 17:46:34 UTC 2008

2008/6/12 Paul Lee <paul at ma1.se>:
> John Winters wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> My question is whether its possible to use an eeePC with 3g and if so
>>> which
>>> phone provider is best ?
>>> By way of background the eeepc in question belongs to my son's girlfriend
>>> who
>>> is not in any way a computer geek and just wants something that works out
>>> of
>>> the box with the eeePC as is..
>>> Any links or suggestions welcome.
>> I plugged my Huawei 3G modem (from Three) into a friend's EeePC 700 and it
>> Just Worked(TM).
> How terrible. Linux just isn't what it used to be. That should have
> involved hours of googling, usenet post and forum searching, at least a
> kernel recompile from source with special patches applied and tinkering
> for hours with arcane config files in /etc.
> I'm switching to NetBSD in protest! ;o)

My 3G dongle doesn't work in OpenBSD you'll be pleased to hear!

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