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Re: Trying to use a Nokia N95 as a modem over USB

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 04:35:55PM -0400, Andrew Malcolmson wrote:
> I'm trying to use the GSM data connection of my Nokia N95-3 as a modem
> for my Squeeze laptop over USB.
> The Ubuntu wiki indicates that my Nokia is compatible with USB
> tethering but a patch to hal rules is required (As per a bug report
> filed in 2008 but still open.):
> The wiki page:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NetworkManager/Hardware/3G#Mobile%20Phones
> The bug report:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/262566
> The patch file:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/262566/+attachment/338284/+files/10e_modem_fdi_nokia_N95.patch
> I'm trying to understand how to apply the patch.  I downloaded the
> patch file to /etc/udev/rules.d and run 'sudo patch -p0
> <filename.patch>' but patch hangs.  I'm not familiar with applying
> patches.  Is my command wrong is this something to do with a patch
> created in 2008 for Ubuntu will not work on a 2010 Debian?

I think you should do:

$ sudo patch -p0 < filename.patch

Note the redirection.

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