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Old 12-26-2007, 06:04 PM   #1
demilade
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Please help


Hi,helpers!
I have a modem (huawei) which works fine on the windows platform. I preffer using linux though, but i cant get the modem to work with my fedoracore6 machine.wvdial keeps saying: /dev/modem... does not exist..... even though i have made the device using MAKEDEV.Okay! maybe i need to add its a usb modem.Anybody got a clue its killing me, as i feel am locked out!
 
Old 12-26-2007, 06:14 PM   #2
Larry Webb
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The title of the thread does not say what the problem is. Without a modem model number I can not give directions other than "Google" search for them. There are pages of "how to"s on your brand of modem with linux.
 
Old 12-26-2007, 06:52 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ.

A couple of things to help you get good information and assistance here.

1. Always try the search function first.

2. Use a good title that gives people an idea of the problem or question. Titles like "Please Help" or "Urgent!" generally get ignored as a waste of time.

3. When posting a question or problem make sure to post all of the relevant details. General statements like "it doesn't work" or "I have this modem" without giving specifics just waste people's time trying to extract the information from you when it should have been presented in the OP.

Follow up with more detailed info, after doing a bit of searching first, and maybe someone can help you out.
 
Old 12-26-2007, 07:15 PM   #4
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.

I have reported this thread for closure, please continue discussion here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ing-me-609278/
 
Old 12-26-2007, 07:15 PM   #5
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http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/archive/...p/t-69354.html
 
  


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