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mismatch in the model no.

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Dec 5th, 2010 at 4:04am  
Hi everybody,

I have one problem which needs to be sorted out as soon as possible.

I once used an option file to configure a 3100 series idirect modem, the option file had a model number as 5100, when i inserted the option file and reset the modem, it did get locked.

Am now stuck, How can I overcome this problem? I am using the windows platofrm.

Please help me out of this as soon as possible.

Thanking you in advance.

With Best Regards,

Sushil Pandey
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Reply #1 - Dec 15th, 2010 at 3:46pm  
Follow the steps

1. Connect to your box via console and run your hyperterminal on your PC/laptop.
2. You will ask to insert the username & password, the default are iDirect login : root, password : iDirect.
3. To prevent your box reset you need to stop the falcon monitor service using this command : service idirect_falcon stop.
4. Now change your directory to /etc/idirect/falcon using this command : cd /etc/idirect/falcon, you will see the OPT file falcon.opt on this directory by this command : ls -l.
5. Your next step is delete this file using this command : rm falcon.opt.
6. Open your new OPT file from your provider using notepad, copy all content on this file.
7. Back to your hyperterminal then put this command : cat > falcon.opt, then press enter, next paste and press ^D.
8. Now your box has new OPT file, then restart your box. login using default username & passowrd.
9. When you already in, put this command : telnet 0, if you are success update your OPT, you’ll asking to login again, the default user & pass are : user : admin; pass : P@55w0rd!. If doesn’t work, ask to your provider what the user & pass are ?.


Jawad Malik
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