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Old 06-18-2006, 06:10 PM   #1
skydemon
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help getting 2 or modems working on RH9


Hi guys, I am currently running RH9 (2.4.20-8 kernel) and am trying to get 2 (and in the future more then 2) dial up internal modems working at the same time but I'm having a bit of trouble...

They are both modems based on the Intel 536EP chipset and are using the Intel supplied drivers (the modem manufacturer don't supply Linux drivers) and I can get either card working ok, but not both at the same time (i.e. I can install one and if I try and install the new one the old card is ignored). I am a bit of aLinux newbie so Im not sure if the ability to drive two modems at once is kernel dependent or if it relies on the drivers supplied, can anyone help?

For a bit of background: this is to be used as a dial-in server which can accept multiple dial in connections at the same time.

output of lspci if that helps:

[root@smsdev /]# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge (rev 03)
00:07.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
00:07.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 02)
00:0f.0 Communication controller: Intel Corp. 536EP Data Fax Modem
00:10.0 Communication controller: Intel Corp. 536EP Data Fax Modem
00:11.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 05)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV4 [RIVA TNT] (rev 04)
[root@smsdev /]#


Also if it turns out I will not be able to do this with internal modems, would it be possible to buy a pci serial card and install multiple external modems to each seperate physical COM port?

Thanks in advance

Mick
 
Old 06-19-2006, 05:41 PM   #2
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Bump...

Can anyone help out at all?

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Old 06-21-2006, 05:57 PM   #3
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I guess that's a no then....
 
  


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