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Old 01-02-2008, 05:00 AM   #1
damon_hu90
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Question connecting to Interner in fedora8


hello,
my modem is (Dlink---DFM562is) and that was installed in Fedora8 in Automaticly cause i can see my configuration in ----/etc/sysconfig/hwconf>>>>
{
class: MODEM
bus: PCI
detached: 0
desc: "Conexant HSF 56k HSFi Modem"
vendorId: 14f1
deviceId: 2f00
subVendorId: 14f1
subDeviceId: 2003
pciType: 1
pcidom: 0
pcibus: 5
pcidev: 1
pcifn: 0
}
---- .i selected 1- /dev/modem 2- /dev/ttys0 and etc. but i can not connect to the internet.
thanks.
 
Old 01-02-2008, 11:59 PM   #2
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If you're going to use a hardware hog Linux distro, use the piggiest one - OpenSuSE 10.2. If you're stuck on FC8, try installing minicom, and see if it will connect using the modem. Then, try pppd (man pppd) to connect. That's what you use for dial-up, but dial-up with Linux is like trying to swim across the ocean.
 
  


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