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Thanks. I succeeded in accessing this site & downloading the driver package. I carried out all the instructions for installation and the messages in the log were similar to those quoted in the installation instructions. But when I tried to use the modem in kppp I got the message ‘kppp can not find /dev/modem’.
Is there is another step I should have carried out which is not shown in the installation instructions ?
I tried readlink /dev/modem & got the response :
When I tried to set up ttys2 as the modem port I got the response :
Cannot find /dev/ttys2
When I looked in the directory /dev ttys2 was shown with a ?
When I clicked on this is showed :
Ttys2 ->tts/2 Unknown (link)
Incidentally, the last message following the commands :
insmod pctel & insmod ptserial
ttys15 at 0xb800 (irq=5) is a PCTEL
I have just tried downloading from this site and using the new package.
I entered the tar zxgf……. command and got a whole series of errors of the form :
Cannot change ownership to uid 500, gid 500 : operation not permitted
Finally I got the error message :
Error exit delayed from previous errors
I did get some errors of this form when trying to use the previous package. Perhaps they were the cause of my problems then.
I am using Mandrake version 9.0
The kernel is version 2.4.19
After I sent the last post I found the cause of the errors. I had downloaded the package using Windows & was linking to the Windows folder where it was, using the ztmnt command. When I copied it to another directory in Linux and unpacked it, all went well until I did the ./configure -auto.
I got a few error messages at the end, and the same error messages when I tried ./configure -manual.
Can you tell me if there is a way to copy these error messages from the console to a file which I can attach to an e-mail or include in a post ?
Use of the > errors parameter only gave me the last of the error messages. But I found I was able to copy the whole log by looking at the History file. Here it is :
checking for running kernel version...2.4.19
checking for ptserial...ptserial-2.4.7.c
checking for gcc...3.2
searching for kernel includes...found at /usr/src/linux/include
checking for modversions.h.../usr/src/linux/include/linux/modversions.h
checking for kernel_version...In file included from t.c:2: /usr/src/linux/include/linux/version.h:1:28: linux/rhconfig.h: No such file or directory
./configure: line 1: ./t: No such file or directory
rm: cannot remove `./t': No such file or directory
** error could not determine a proper UTS_RELEASE