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Old 10-07-2003, 12:01 AM   #1
pan0z
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Question help installing drivers


im new at this, i know this and the only way to get good is to try..
i have this ltmodem-6.00c.tar file and it suppositly has the lucent isa drivers (modem), im going to burn it on a cd and boot linux, but once i gunzip the driver or whatever where do i need to copy the driver to or will it unzip into proper location? i have linux mandrake 9.1
 
Old 10-07-2003, 12:19 AM   #2
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you should move it onto the harddrive or you could give a location to unpack it, but once you get it unpacked read the files inside for info on installing it.

It really does not matter where you unpack it but I like to put all mine in a folder that I use for files like that.

if it's *.tar.gz you will need to unpack it like this


cd /location/to/unpack/in

tar zxvf /path/to/filename


Then you should have a folder that you can checkout. Be sure to read everything before you attempt to install it. Look for README or INSTALL files.

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