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Old 02-12-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
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KPPP not seeing /dev/ttyS4 modem


I am using KPPP in Fedora Core 1, when I try to querry my modem it says "unable to open modem". My modem a USR hardware modem is at /dev/ttyS4 not one of the choices under KPPP
Is there any way to let KPPP know tje modem is on /dev/ttyS4 ?
Thanks Joe
 
Old 02-12-2004, 03:13 PM   #2
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"Is there any way to let KPPP know tje modem is on /dev/ttyS4 ?"

Make /dev/modem a symbolic link to /dev/ttyS4 and tell kppp that you are using /dev/modem

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Old 02-12-2004, 03:44 PM   #3
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How do I make the symbolic link to /dev/ttyS4 (com 5) ? Thanks Joe
 
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ln -sf /dev/ttys4 /dev/modem
 
Old 02-12-2004, 06:47 PM   #5
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ln -sf /dev/ttys4 /dev/modem
I su went into root & put the above command in a terminal window KPPP still does not see the modem Get "uable to open modem" Is there a way to manually put the choice of /dev/ttyS4 in KPPP ? Thanks Joe
 
Old 02-12-2004, 07:06 PM   #6
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"ln -sf /dev/ttys4 /dev/modem
I su went into root & put the above command in a terminal window KPPP still does not see the modem Get "uable to open modem" Is there a way to manually put the choice of /dev/ttyS4 in KPPP ?"

If that isn't a typo then there is a capitalization problem here. The device is /dev/ttyS4. There is a /dev/ttys4 but it is not a modem and for sure is not COM5.

So:
rm /dev/modem
ln -s /dev/ttyS4 /dev/modem

Also check /dev/ttyS4 permissions:
ls -l /dev/ttyS4
If you want a user to be able to start kppp then /dev/ttyS4 should have permissions of rwxrwxrwx

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Old 02-12-2004, 07:43 PM   #7
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sorry, it was a typo.
 
Old 02-12-2004, 08:07 PM   #8
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It worked it was the S not s. Sorry thanks Joe
 
  


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