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Old 09-30-2009, 03:26 PM   #1
maddmax
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Cant find modem port with wvdial, to use setserial on Laptop?


Hi all, im sorry if a shoulded post this on the laptop section, but i think its more network.

I've installed the drivers for my modem (hsfmodem drivers)... now wvdial cant find the modem port:
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Scanning your serial ports for a modem.

Modem Port Scan<*1>: S0 S1 S2 S3


Sorry, no modem was detected! Is it in use by another program?
Did you configure it properly with setserial?
So i've been researching about set the modems port with setserial, but today i read that i shouldn't use setserial on a laptop [HERE].

So my question is:

- Has somebody fixed this modem port problem with setserial on a laptop?
- Could you please point me to some guide please?
- Or, is there another way of doing this?



Thanks a lot, MaddMax.
 
Old 09-30-2009, 08:04 PM   #2
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Does /dev/ttySHSF0 and /dev/modem devices exist?
Does /dev/modem point to /dev/ttySHSF0
Look at the output of the command:
ls -l /dev/modem

To create /dev/modem:
ln -s ttySHSF0 /dev/modem

It also would be nice to know what linux distribution you are running. Do you have a PCMCIA modem? If so what is its make/model?

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