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Hi, I'm using Fedora Core 3 and installed a slmodem-2.9.10_netodragon driver for a Neto Dragon modem. The Problem is every time I boot, if I want to connect to internet, I must execute "/sbin/modprobe slamr", "/usr/sbin/slmodemd/slamr0" and "ln -s /dev/ttySL0 /dev/modem" (I always create the simbolic link and it always disappears when I boot). My question is how can I make all this process automatic, so I don't have to do it all the time I boot? Thanks in advance.
Hi, thanks for your help. I edited /etc/rc.d/rc.local and I rebooted to test it, but I had no results. When booting I saw "/usr/sbin/slmodemd /dev/slamr0" command and an error message, but the screen changed inmediatly, and I couldn't read the message. The lines I added to rc.local are:
I would eliminate the & as it's really unnecessary when loading at boot-time. If you execute these commands normally and they run, then running them from your rc.local at boot-time should work just fine.
I am confused as to why the symbolic link is dissappearing at boot. I'm also confused by you saying:
...I must execute "/sbin/modprobe slamr", "/usr/sbin/slmodemd/slamr0" and "ln -s /dev/ttySL0 /dev/modem" (I always create the simbolic link and it always disappears when I boot).
But then you say you've added the following lines to your rc.local:
"/usr/sbin/slmodemd/slamr0" shows that "slmodemd" is clearly a directory.
but you've issued "/usr/sbin/slmodemd /dev/slamr0 &" in your rc.local which shows that "slmodemd" is not a directory, but an executable binary.
Could you please clarify why it is that you've put this in your rc.local file or if this was a typo or what?
I'll try to help where I can.
Last edited by zr0gravity; 02-04-2005 at 01:04 PM.
The output of modprobe was a blank page (no errors, it seems). The output of slmodemd was the following:
error: mdm setup: cannot stat `/dev/slamr0': No such file or directory
error: cannot setup device `/dev/slamr0'
The weird thing is that when I su and do it manually after boot, it does work. Besides, after editing rc.local I don't have to execute "/sbin/modprobe slamr" after boot, just the slmodemd command. By the way, there's a space between " /usr/sbin/slmodemd" and "/dev/slamr0"