[PC-BSD Testing] Dialup Utility?

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Mon Sep 6 09:23:28 PDT 2010

> The hard part here is that the different modem families have different
> init strings.  The third line of the above is specific both to 3G
> modems (the AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP", part of the command) as well as
> specific to my country and carrier (the last bit:
> "internet2.voicestream.com").  Also, the phone number varies between
> carriers and technology used.  authname/authkey likely would also need
> to be configurable.
> When I setup my modem, the hardest part was finding line 3 above :)

How is the finding usually done? e.g. does the provider or the modem manufacturer usually include this info in their documentation or is the user required to try their luck with Google? Adding how to find the required info to this screen's help button would be useful. I notice some bugs in this screan and will start a separate thread on those.


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