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Re: [SLE] PCI Modems
  • From: woozle@xxxxxxxxxxx (Brent Morris)
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 08:59:04 +1100
  • Message-id: <388390A8.3568477B@xxxxxxxxxxx>



To try and get it to work type:

etserial /dev/ttyS3 irq(X) port (Z) uart 16550A

where X is the irq of your modem and Z is the I/O port.
you can find those out by typing

cat /proc/pci

Samy Elashmawy wrote:
>
> linux does not suport almost all pci modems , as they are winmodems , that
> require the use of windows . Why , becouse it offloads a lot of stuff to
> the os to deal with , that is what meakes them chaper.
>
> Better to stick with a real modem that uses jumpers or a dos config util to
> set them up. Most of these will be isa modems.
>
> Better yet get an external modem that plugs into your serial port ,
> prefferably a 16550 as these are the faster ones. You cna also get a pci
> epansion card that will add high speed serial ports as well , if you have
> the older serial ports. It will show the typpe at boot up.
>
> With the external ones , all you do is plug them into the serial cable ,
> plug in the power cable , and use yast to set it to the right serial port.
> (You may want to turn off the port you want to use in tha bios to keep ot
> only for the modem so windows doesent keep grabing it ) What nice is you
> dont need to oipen the case , and they hava a bunch of lights that tell you
> whats going on.
>
> If you realy want to use the pci modem , there was a url posted not to long
> ago amout some sight that had a driver that can be used with one of the
> winmodem chip sets. try doing a s4earch on it.
>
> At 11:08 AM 1/17/2000 -0600, Michael H. Collins wrote:
> > Win modems are a regular issue here and every other linux list. There
> >is only one best solution and I stated it;-)
> >
> >reg hughson wrote:
> >>
> >> Well, aren't you a wealth of information. Thank you for your
> >> contribution.
> >>
> >> "Michael H. Collins" wrote:
> >>
> >> > Get a real modem.
> >> >
> >> > glenn miller wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > Any one out there know how to get PCI modems working/recognized
> >> > > under SuSE Linux 6.3? Am having an absolutely horrible time and
> >> > > believed I have tried everything.
> >> > >
> >> > > Can you add serial ports? Does the kernel have any options for
> >> > > PCI modems? When I run statserial I get some output for
> >> > > /dev/cua1. I believe that that is more or less grand-fathered and
> >> > > we're supposed to be pointing to /dev/ttSn.
> >> > >
> >> > > Can anyone offer any help/suggestions?
> >> > >
> >> > > Thanks a lot,
> >> > >
> >> > > Glenn
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