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Old 10-23-2003, 07:14 AM   #1
Catmannz
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Red hat 9 linux newbie needs help


i have managed to get all my other hardware going apart from my adsl modem , it is an itex chipset alcatel speed touch pc - pci internal modem... can anyone tell me how to do all the compiling into the kernel and stuff cause im lost.....
 
Old 10-23-2003, 07:25 AM   #2
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I think you're out of luck. This page:

http://www.infotech.tu-chemnitz.de/c..._2_id2_18.html

lists the PCI Alcatel Speed Touch ADSL modem as not supported by Linux (no drivers available), and it was updated less than a week ago, so I guess the information is current.

Sorry
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:17 PM   #3
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Here is a site that may help you on your way.....at least I hope so

http://bre.klaki.net/dagbok/faerslur/1037408322.shtml
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:40 PM   #4
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I tried for two years to get an Alcatel SpeedTouch USB to work. There are drivers and routines out there but I couldn't make any of them work. Finally I bought an unused SpeedStream 5360 ethernet bridge. In less than five minutes I had a connection through BellSouth FastAccess. This is a model BS used to support but stopped when they started pushing the Westel device. I bought mine through eBay for $30. I leave it on 24/7 and only have to restart when BellSouth goes down and comes back up.
 
  


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