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Old 01-14-2004, 01:15 AM   #1
sugar05
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PCI conexant generic soft 56k troubles


Hi,
I have recently upgraded to Linux Mandrake 9.2. I was running Windows XP Professional before, but I have come into one slight problem with Linux before, but I am sure it can be fixed.

I have a conexant generic soft 56k PCI modem, but i cant get it to work with Mandrake 9.2. It has it listed as an unknown item. With windows, I would have downloaded a driver and installed it, but I am wondering can anyone please guide me through step-by-step on how to get Mandrake to recognise and use this modem?

Can anyone who knows a lot about Linux Hardware please help me out ad tell me what I need to do in order for this modem to work?

Thanks,
Sugar05
 
Old 01-15-2004, 08:31 AM   #2
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Your modem will not work with linux... You need hardware modem not software...

But I suggest you to try these free drivers http://www.int21.de/conexant/
or these www.linuxant.com/

I have conexant modem too... So I'll try these later too.
 
Old 01-16-2004, 09:38 PM   #3
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They have different version for different Kernel. Does this matter?
 
Old 01-17-2004, 02:08 AM   #4
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Here is a free driver which works with kernel-2.4.22
HSF Modems --> http://www.int21.de/conexant/hsflinm...3042700.tar.gz
HCF Modems --> http://www.int21.de/conexant/hcfpcim...3042700.tar.gz
 
  


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