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Old 12-25-2003, 12:52 AM   #1
dpbatagoda
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How to connect to Internet


I have installed lInux Red hat 9 in my home machine. I have a modem and a dial up connection. This is working fine for windows. How to set up the modem and access the internet using Linux. Please help. My modem is
Intel(R) Ham 5628 V.92 modem.

Thanks.
 
Old 12-25-2003, 01:18 AM   #2
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Is there anything concerning Intel Ham softmodems on the search on this site?

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...der=descending

Were are you up to with it?

Last edited by Skyline; 12-25-2003 at 01:19 AM.
 
Old 12-25-2003, 09:24 AM   #3
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Is that an internal modem?
 
Old 12-25-2003, 10:11 PM   #4
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yes
 
Old 12-25-2003, 10:24 PM   #5
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I did a search on google...

Actually the google for linux

http://www.google.com/linux

and this site has a driver for your modem...

http://www.geocities.com/jcmp3xlinux/

good luck

scroll about 1/3rd of the way down...

hope this helps
 
Old 12-26-2003, 03:18 AM   #6
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First you'll need a driver which I assume one of the above suggested sites will help you out there. Then the modem will be mapped to a /dev/ttyXY device where X will usually be a letter and Y a number. Then it's a good idea to make a symlink called "modem" to ttyXY so that you always specify the destination as /dev/modem. Easy to remember. It's a good idea to get an app called minicom. It's an old style terminal program that good for testing modems.
 
  


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