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Do i have to use the terminal to log in as root? I can give you a really good reason why i don't know how to log in as root. The reason is i'm not going to play with Redhat until i get my modem to work. Modem is really important to me. I know i have a dial up. Can you please help me log in?
How the hell do you do that?? I can't even do that. Please help me. Can you tell me how did you do that? Ok. I tell you what i download. pctel-0.9.6.tar.gz. I have a PCTEL Platinum V. 90 modem. Is there anything else you need to know before i get my modem running? Oh tar zxvf pctel-0.9.6.tar.gz is no such file. Please tell me every little step you did. Thanks.
open a terminal
type cd /the/folder/you/downloaded/to
Unpack the tarball by typing "tar zxvf pctel-0.9.6.tar.gz" without the quotes
type ./configure and press enter
when the command prompt returns type make
type su and press enter
type in root password and hit enter
Install the drivers by typing make install and hit enter
Type "insmod pctel" without the quotes and hit enter
Type "insmod ptserial" without the quotes and hit enter
How about copying the file from the cd to /home/username? Something I have seen under Win is that files on cd are read only - mybe copying it and changing it to read/write would sort out the problem...?
Hey guys... I got some really good news. I did it. How do i know it will find a modem? There was no modem on my system. Do i have to futher in with the commands? Please reply back right a way. Thanks. I did the last step cd pctel-0.9.6. Did not find a modem.
I typed in make. This is the massage i got. make: ***No targets specified and no makefile found. stop. I typed in make install. This is the message i got. make: ***No rule to make target 'install'. stop. What does that mean??