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Re: [SLE] Problem Configuring new ISA modem
  • From: Jim Conner <jconner83@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 00:36:37 -0500
  • Message-id: <01080900363704.29242@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Take a look at /etc/isapnp.conf and see what IRQ the modem is detected on.
If this is zero, there is your problem. Disable PnP OS in the BIOS and that
should fix it.


> From: Nicholas Parsons
> Hello Everyone,
> I recently installed SuSE linux 6.4 on my Intel Pentium machine.
> Everything is working fine except for my ISA modem. The modem I am using
> is called Modem Blaster ISA and it is a 56K, V.90 internal modem. The
> model number is DI5660. I am almost positive that it is a PnP (plug and
> play) modem (since it is brand new, bought it two months ago). Under root,
> and at the bash shell prompt, I entered the following command: pnpdump -c
> > /etc/isapnp.conf which created my isapnp.conf file in the /etc directory.
> This worked fine. Next I entered the following command: isapnp
> /etc/isapnp.conf and I received an error message like the following:
> /etc/isapnp.conf:66 Fatal - IO range check attempted while device activated
> /etc/isapnp.conf:66 -- Fatal - Error occurred executing request
> '<IORESCHECK>' --- further action aborted Now, I read in the user manual
> about cases with the BIOS and PnP devices. So I went into my BIOS and
> disabled the option that read "OS automatically handles PnP". This did not
> solve my problem. I checked out the (or
> web site and also noticed that there was no
> device drivers listed there for Linux under my modem. I went to the
> hardware database on the SuSE main web site and didn't find any support for
> my modem there either. So, does anyone out there have the same modem as me,
> and has configured it successfully under SuSE Linux? If, so I would really
> appreciate it if you could help me out here. Also, I would be willing to
> attempt to write a device driver for this modem under linux but want to
> make sure no one has already written one since it will take some time...
> Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated...
> --Nick

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