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3G USB modem - upgrade problems

June 4 2008 : posted under linux

After an upgrade I found my 3G USB modem wasn’t loading properly.

For some reason the airprime module was connection to ttyUSB0 making it unavailable.

To fix this I just added the airprime module to the blacklisting in

/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist

I’m running Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Linux 2.6.24-16-generic and the Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem