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Refactor and update the README file

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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ then stop searching! Features:
* Built upon modern technologies such as dbus and udev
* Service invoked via DBus
* A single process handles n devices
- * Dialup via NM 0.8 or Wvdial/NDIS dialup on systems with an older NM
+ * Dialup via NM 0.8/0.9 or Wvdial/NDIS dialup on systems with an older NM
* Extensible AT Engine
* Pluggable support for devices: Adding support for a new device is
usually a matter of copying an skeleton, changing the device IDs and
@@ -22,50 +22,20 @@ Wader is a fork of the core of Vodafone Mobile Connect Card driver for Linux[0]
Some of its parts have been completely rewritten and the most juicy bits have
been exported over DBus to allow other applications of the Linux desktop to
use Wader. Wader is the first project (apart from ModemManager itself) that
-implements ModemManager's API[1]. This means that NetworkManager 0.7.X/0.8
+implements ModemManager's API[1]. This means that NetworkManager 0.8 / 0.9
will be able to use wader-core to perform operations on devices.
Supported devices
+See the SUPPORTED_DEVICES file to see which devices we currently know how to
+handle well
- * Huawei E170/E172
- * Huawei E620/E660/E660a
- * Huawei E220
- * Huawei E270/E272
- * Huawei E870
- * Huawei EM730V
- * Huawei K3520
- * Option Nozomi, Etna
- * Option Icon 225
- * Option Icon 401
- * Novatel Ovation
-
-Devices that are known to work although we haven't tested:
-
- * Huawei E169
- * Huawei E180
- * Novatel U630 (plugin written by Pablo Marti with help from Andrew Gee)
- * Novatel U740 (plugin written by Adam King)
- * Novatel EU740
- * Novatel XU870
- * Option Colt (It's recommended to disable PIN, it has a rather buggy fw)
- * Option GlobeSurfer? Icon (plugin contributed by Simone Tolotti)
- * Option GT Fusion (plugin contributed by Stefano Rivera)
- * Option GT Fusion Quad Lite (plugin contributed by Stefano Rivera)
- * Option GT M 378
- * Option GT Max 3.6 (plugin contributed by kgb0y)
- * SierraWireless 850, 875
- * ZTE MF620
- * ZTE K3520, K3565
-
-This software should work (in theory) with any device that follows the relevant GSM and 3G specs. Nonetheless, every device is different and it may not work in an untested device. Try it at your own risk. If you speak Python and feel adventurous you could get involved by supporting a new device/distro.
-SVN access
-
-Project SVN:
-
-svn co http://pubsvn.warp.es/wader/node/core/trunk wader-core-trunk-ro
-
-Contact the developers if you want commit access
+Project Source Repository (patches most welcome):
+https://github.com/andrewbird/wader
+This software should work (in theory) with any device that follows the relevant
+GSM and 3G specs. Nonetheless, every device is different and it may not work in
+an untested device. Try it at your own risk. If you speak Python and feel
+adventurous you could get involved by supporting a new device/distro.
LICENSE
@@ -77,9 +47,9 @@ FAQ
0 .- Wader fails horribly with my OS
Wader has been tested on the following distros:
- - Ubuntu 8.04+
- - OpenSUSE 11+
- - Fedora 10+
+ - Ubuntu 10.04+
+ - Mint 11
+ - Fedora 15
You can find instructions of how to add a new OS/Distro in the doc.
@@ -92,4 +62,3 @@ FAQ
[0] https://forge.vodafonebetavine.net/projects/vodafonemobilec/
[1] http://trac.warp.es/wader/wiki/WhatsModemManager
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@@ -0,0 +1,46 @@
+============================= Well supported devices ===========================
+(we have physical samples and test regularily)
+
+Huawei
+E620 E660 E660A E870 EM730V B970 E160 E160B E172 E173 E220 E270 E272 E510
+E1750 E1820 E3735 K2540 K3520 K3565 K3565rev2 K3715 K3765 K3770 K3771 K3806
+K4505 K4510 K4511 K4605
+
+ZTE
+MF637U K3520-Z K3565-Z K3570-Z K3571-Z K3765-Z K3770-Z K3772-Z K3805-Z K3806-Z
+K4505-Z K4510-Z
+
+Novatel
+U740 XU870 MC950 X950D MiFi2352
+
+Option
+Colt Quad Fuji FujiLite Etna GtFusion
+K3760 E3730
+
+Ericsson (and vendor variants)
+F3307 F3507g F3607gw
+
+Qualcomm (and vendor variants)
+Gobi2000
+
+========================= Less well supported devices =========================
+(we don't have physical samples, either user contributed plugins or looks very
+similar to a device we have and we have a user report of it working)
+
+Huawei
+E169 E1550 E1692 E180 EM770
+
+Option
+GI0335 Icon225 Icon401 Gtm378 GtMax36
+
+Novatel
+EU740 EU870D MC990D S720
+
+ZTE and ONDA
+MF620 MF628 MF632 MF651 MSA405HS MT503HS
+
+Ericsson
+MD300
+
+SierraWireless
+850 875 MC8755

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