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Old 04-10-2002, 01:16 AM   #1
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Cool Minicom is not working ..

hello guys,
i am using RH 7.2 , i am not able to run minicom . it says /dev/modem is directory .. when i checked with ls -l modem command in dir there is no modem . I am using external modem in serial port 1 ( same modem working in kppp ) .

i would like to run in minicom .. pls. help ..

.......................... Wsx7
Old 04-11-2002, 01:22 PM   #2
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/dev/modem should be a link ot what ever serial port you are using e.g. ttyS3. If you know the serial port then do a ln -s /dev/ttySX /dev/modem - if there is a directory called modem in the /dev/ directory can ya post what is tehre. also - what type of modem?
Old 04-11-2002, 09:58 PM   #3
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Addition to pbharris..

U can use -s option to configure ur port..

Old 04-11-2002, 11:40 PM   #4
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hi guyes ,
i am using Zyxel modem (external modem ) with port 1 ttys0 , i have tried with kppp & found its in working condition ..
but i am not able to open minicom.
as when i checked with ls command in dev/modem there is no modem ..

hope u will understand me .. WSX7

Old 04-12-2002, 12:43 AM   #5
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Juts try

#minicom -s

And go to Serial Setup
there set device as /dev/ttyS0

then save the setting and start working



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