After turning in my HTC 6800 as an insurance claim, I was given a new HTC Touch Pro running Windows Mobile 6.1. I had not even tethered my data phone since my UTC 6700 and was curious if it could even be done on the newer Windows Mobile OS. So few Google searches later, I was able to find a how-to, and a really easy copy pasta style one at that. There is a note at the bottom regarding possible issues with the HTC Touch and Diamond, I had no issues what so ever, YMMV. Full text from Ubuntu Forums to follow…
From Ubuntu Forums
How To: Internet sharing on USB with Linux and Windows Mobile
I have been lookin’ for a complete guide on “How to connect to HSDPA/3G trough USB with Linux and Windows Mobile 6” – And here is the solution!
To connect your WM6 device via usb to your linux pc do the following:
On your phone enable internet sharing via usb but do not connect the usb cable yet.
Run the following commands..you may need to install “svn” for this to work: (install by terminal: sudo apt-get install subversion)
svn co https://synce.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/synce/trunk/usb-rndis-lite/
sudo make install
Create the path “/etc/sysconfig/network/”, in Hardy Heron the path “sysconfig/network/” doesnt exists, easy with nautilus trough terminal:
Nautilus opens, and browse to “/etc/” and create the path “sysconfig/network/” and futher. – Close nautilus.
The create the file “ifcfg-rndis0” in “/etc/sysconfig/network/“, easy with gedit (gnome’s text-editor) trough terminal:
sudo gedit /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-rndis0
Fill the file with the text below:
So, if you haven’t start “Internet Sharing” on your WM-phone yet. Do it now..
– Now plug the phone into the usb cable going to the pc and if you do a “dmesg” you should see the following (or something similar):
[ 6539.589930] usb 5-1: USB disconnect, address 2
[ 6539.590829] rndis0: unregister ‘rndis_host’ usb-0000:00:1d.2-1, RNDIS device (SynCE patched)
[ 6540.972801] usb 5-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3
[ 6541.019337] usb 5-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 6541.628430] rndis0: register ‘rndis_host’ at usb-0000:00:1d.2-1, RNDIS device (SynCE patched), 80:00:60:0f:e8:00
and if you do an ifconfig you should have a new rndis0 device:
rndis0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 80:00:60:0f:e8:00
inet addr:192.168.0.102 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::8200:60ff:fe0f:e800/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:8050 Metric:1
RX packets:3008 errors:2425 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:225
TX packets:2993 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:1915412 (1.8 MB) TX bytes:763519 (745.6 KB)
The rndis0 device will exist both when internet sharing is enabled via usb and when it is NOT….here is how it works:
If internet sharing IS enabled via usb you have access to the internet and will get an IP…default route will be set.
If internet sharing is NOT enabled via usb then the rndis0 device will exist and can be used by programs such as syncE to manage your contact list or transfer files but you will not have internet access (from the phone) and more than likely you will not get an ip address auto assigned (it may keep the ip it used last).
I know this works as I’m connected at the moment via the rndis0 device. I find it to be more responsive than the connection via bluetooth. Hope this helps someone.
Source from: http://forums.opensuse.org/1579065-post1.html
Solution for HTC Touc Pro / Diamond (HTC devices that can’t get DHCP to
work properly): http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p…82#post6239582
12 thoughts on “Internet Connection Sharing with Windows Mobile 6.1 in Ubuntu”
“Solution for HTC Touc Pro / Diamond (HTC devices that can’t get DHCP to
work properly): http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p…82#post6239582”
Have you got an actual link that works for that? :p
Nvm, found it:
(sorry for triple post)
And I’m posting this from my phone now: Thanks a lot for letting me know a fix was available so I could find it! I was having the DHCP problems, then it kept finally resolving to a random address for some reason :p
For me, using a Samsung Blackjack I with WinMobile 6.1, I simply enable USB ICS on my phone, then plug it in. An “Auto eth0” connection is made, and the internet is available. Changing the MTU to 1460 greatly increases transfer speeds, though, as it is set to AUTO by default.
Almost there with Verizon Moto Q9/jaunty – PLS HELP
I have the driver working b/c rndis0 is there BUT, inet addr: 169.
Is it the inet sharing step on the phone? Can I confirm that its set right?
Many thanks in advance… misha
Misha make sure that your phone has the Internet Sharing app open and that you have clicked on Connect. After that, just plug the phone in. If you still are unable to connect due to DHCP issues etc try the following link: http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-935203.html Many people have reported success after following that.
Thnx H! so far confirmed rmdis is up, and ics on phone is up –
just stuck on DHCPDISCOVER…No DHCPOFFERS received!
in /etc/network/interfaces i just did:
iface rndis0 inet dhcp
do i need your ifcfg-rndis0 from above too?
misha = dhcp config noob, so any ideas?
i need to un-install all this crap im sorry but i tried to do this (i have the htc touch diamond) and now its not even seeing it as a rndis0 device its not in the NetworkManager Applet 0.7.0.100 i cant see it and i found out that befor i tried doing this my only problem is that i forgot to turn on dada on my phone (i know stupid) so can you help ive been up for hours trying to fix it
I am using Compaq mini 730 oe with ubuntu 9.04 remix and a sony ericsson x1 mobile (wm6.1). All i have to do is to activate ics on phone and plug it in to the usb port in computer and wait for connection. When the connection is made i have to change the mtu to 1394. In terminal type ” ifconfig ” to check the network interface, in my computer the phone is eth2. Then typ ” sudo ifconfig eth2 mtu 1394 “. Have to do this for each connection.. not sure how do make it permanent.
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