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Re: unable to initialize modem (Siemes MC35)

Marc Brünink wrote:
> I'm trying to get a Siemens MC35 Modem up and running.
> wvdialconf found the modem but everytime wvdial tried to initialize the
> modem I got a "CME Error: 3" which stands for "Operation not allowed".
> Every other AT command results in a 258: "phone is busy".
> I connected to the serial port with minicom and got a 258 twice. After
> I waited long enough eventually I got a cpas: 0 (without doing
> anything!) which means the modem is ready. After this I was able to
> connect to the internet with minicom and wvdial.
> I'm stuck. Does someone have a clue how to fix this issue? Or just an
> idea where to look next?

It is a GSM modem with a SIM card. And that SIM card needs a PIN. You have to 
enter that pin with _after_ the CME ERROR message:

Or simply let scmxx do it for you by doing something simple like setting the 


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