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Old 12-31-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
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Modem issues


Here is the problem, I have an internal US Robotics Modem 56K Fax V92 and it seems to query the modem under Mandrake Linux. and seems to dial out. But, after the "logging onto Network" message pops up, there is an Exit status=19 or 16 Error messages.

I did a ls -l /dev/modem when I first initialy tried out the modem and the output was 'ttyS0'

In Windows, its on COM=3

I dont know whats going on. Under Linux like I said, I queried the modem and it went through but after it dials in thats were the problem arises.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 09:15 PM   #2
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Does the modem dial out properly under windows? If so, there's the clue as to what's wrong.
ttyS0 = com-1
ttyS1 = com-2
ttyS2 = com-3
Windows says the modem is connected to com port 3.
Your linux connection is com port 1 (no modem there).
Try deleting the /dev/modem link, and make a new one:
ln -s /dev/ttyS2 /dev/modem

ls -l /dev/modem will tell you what /dev/modem is linked to. It doesn't tell you if that's the correct port to link to.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:10 PM   #3
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Yes It dials out of Windows and even logs me in after the dial-in proceedure.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:33 PM   #4
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Then at a console su root and then type this and try again.
Code:
# rm /dev/modem
# ln -s /dev/ttyS2 /dev/modem
as has been said aboce, that will make a new modem link that should point to the correct port
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:40 PM   #5
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I opened up Gedit and changed the entry line under 3Com to ttyS2. Then I went to the console and I did this command

ls -l /dev/modem

and the output was a blinking highlighted in red (ttyS2) and then I tried connecting and did not report the modem at all.

Please tell me what to do as Im getting confused step-by-step.

What commands do I have to issue (In order)??? How do i delete the old modem port link??? Thats all I have to know.

Last edited by wardialer; 12-31-2004 at 10:48 PM.
 
Old 01-01-2005, 10:41 AM   #6
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Would sombody care to help me?????
 
Old 01-01-2005, 05:21 PM   #7
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Did you try what bigrig and I posted...?
 
  


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