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Old 11-16-2002, 07:02 AM   #1
suneet123
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Help ! modem problem


my RH 7.3 is not detecting my modem which is motorola sm56 speakerphone
(internal).I have downloaded SM56_5.1_I386.rpm driver from motorola's web site
but it is not working.

I have heard it is a winmodem and it does not work with
linux or is there some configuration problem with modem .

if it is a winmodem then is it possible to work it with linux 7.3.

PLEASE help soon.
Thanks.
 
Old 11-16-2002, 08:05 AM   #2
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If you have the 2.4.x kernel then it should work.Have you installed the rpm yet?
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Old 11-18-2002, 07:31 AM   #3
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Modem Driver installation problem

Dear mr. lynch

I have 2.4.18-3 kernel and when I try to install rpm using
#rpm -Uvh sm56_5.1_i386.rpm

# sm56setup [country code]

it is giving bash: no command find sm56setup

why ? and how to solve it.
 
Old 11-18-2002, 10:46 AM   #4
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did you try locating sm56setup (e.g. whereis sm56setup) and executing it using the whole path?

E.g. /usr/bin/sm56setup


Anne
 
Old 11-18-2002, 04:40 PM   #5
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Anne's right:navigate to the directory the rpm is in and try the command again.
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Old 08-02-2003, 02:03 PM   #6
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Help Me!

Quote:
Originally posted by annehoog
did you try locating sm56setup (e.g. whereis sm56setup) and executing it using the whole path?

E.g. /usr/bin/sm56setup


Anne
Respects to u Madam, I have a debian woody system p3 550MHz, 256 mb Sd ram and Motorola SM56 modem. Unfortunately, I donot know internet configrn in linux, and debbie does not even detect my modem. plz help me find driver 4 it, and tell me relevant instrxns,
I wud be delighted with ur response,
gokool007
 
Old 08-02-2003, 03:48 PM   #7
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Heres my 2cents on this, even when you install the driver, you linux distro will not recognize that modem. What you should try doing is, install this dialer called wvdial http://open.nit.ca/wiki/ and type this in console:
wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
this will try to detect the modem. If it doesnt detect it than your drivers were not installed properly or were wrong drivers. You can also try kppp which will try to look for your modem but i'll try wvdial first.
Good Luck
 
Old 09-22-2003, 08:08 AM   #8
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Hi, im having the same problem as the guys on the forums stating that they cannot get there sm56k modem to work.

I have a clevo/ kapok (shit brand) notebook. I have 4 OS on there and want to learn Linux. I need to get the modem and sound card to work. would like my video card to work as well through VM ware but thats another story.

I do not know how to compile my kernel as i have read the readme when downloading the drivers.

In the make file i have to specify some directories ? can you please help ?

much appreciated.
 
Old 09-23-2003, 06:24 AM   #9
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How did u download when ur modem isnt working?
 
  


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