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I just installed a HP hs2350 module in my laptop - it was "donated" from a new laptop, same model as mine (HP ProBook 6570b), that didn't need the module.

I've never had issues with mobile broadband in Linux before - both built-in (like this) and USB modems, but this time is different - it just doesn't show up!

I checked the /lib/udev/rules.d/77-mm-ericsson-mbm.rules and it already has this modem listed, and I can see it when doing a dmesg and lsusb - still it doesn't show up - what can I try?

There should also be a GPS module in this card, that I would like to play with, but I have no idea how to enable that either...

Any suggestions would be helpfull (yes, I already spent a lot of time googling for a solution)...

Best regards, Thomas

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Have you installed usb-modeswitch? –  user224082 May 21 at 8:11
    
usb-modeswitch seems to be installed already, but I can't find a way to use it - googling it shows that it's used to fool Ubuntu into thinking an USB device is really another type than it appears to be - but this isn't a USB device - it's a miniPCI module, that functions as both a mobile broadband and GPS receiver. Maybe it's actually a miniPCI USB controller, with the modem and GPS logic wired in - I don't know - but it's strange that it won't recognize it and load the drivers properly... –  Zoom Aug 6 at 9:55

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