Drew Lehman on 30 Nov 2009 07:10:56 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] clear wimax and linux

The Mac driver has been released, though I'm still pushing people about
the Linux driver.  I was told it was already out, until I asked for it.
Joe Terranova wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 2:08 PM, Sonny To <son.c.to@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Anybody here successfully used clear wimax usb dongle on linux without
>> using a VM?
> Nope, mostly because I don't live in philly, and they haven't extended
> their coverage far enough into the boondocks yet.
> Clear said linux/mac support 3 months from now, 5 months ago.
> See this post about how the clear modem is a rebranded modem by Quanta
> Microsystems:
> http://www.wimaxian.com/2009/06/05/mac-osx-driver-available-for-aerea-usb-dongle-is-it-posible-for-clear-usb-modem/
> There's a driver available for OS X from that page
> Here's a thread about getting it to work with Linux. there's
> apparently a kernel module, which you have to connect to their windows
> connection manager running in wine. have fun!
> http://www.mail-archive.com/wimax@linuxwimax.org/msg00614.html
> Keep in mind there's also a wimax wifi router available, which might
> be less painful:
> http://www.wimaxian.com/2009/01/09/clearwire-unveil-clear-mobile-wimaxwi-fi-router/

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