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Old 04-14-2004, 08:28 PM   #1
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Winmodem?


Trying to install Damnsmall and can't get connected. Dedicated Linux box, no Windows. After much trying I've finally discovered I may have a winmodem. US Robotics Sportster 0481.http://www.usr.com/search/search-res...28&search.y=19 If this is a winmodem, (it plugs into the MB) is it possible to get it to work or do I need a "serial modem"?
 
Old 04-14-2004, 08:42 PM   #2
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go to

www.linmodems.org

Lucent winmodems work well with this driver, not sure about your's though.

you will want to get something like this

ltmodem-8.26a9.tar.gz

or an rpm file for Mandrake if it exists. have a look at http://rpm.pbone.net/

and type

ltmodem-8.26a9*.rpm

in the search box and select Mandrake 9.X and the "new ftp search" option

did it just then and got two results
 
Old 04-14-2004, 10:06 PM   #3
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I can't download anything on the "Linux only" box as it has no OS. Damnsmall can't connect. Unless there's someway to download it to a flop.
 
Old 04-14-2004, 11:53 PM   #4
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What type of modem(name brand and source)Can I purchase to get Damn Small to connect?
 
Old 04-15-2004, 12:07 AM   #5
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yes just put it on a floppy from a windows machine then transfer it over through that.

to mount a floppy type

mount -t auto /dev/floppy /mnt/floppy

the floppy will then be mounted under /mnt/floppy
 
Old 04-15-2004, 12:09 AM   #6
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well if you have any net ready computer (i assume u do as you are posting here) then download the files here and download it to a floppy...the files should fit on it.
 
Old 04-15-2004, 08:57 PM   #7
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I got a serial external modem. What port do I tell damnsmall it's on?
 
Old 04-15-2004, 11:13 PM   #8
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/dev/ttyS0 is COM1 in DOS...if you plugged the serial modem into the first COM port then that is it. The S has to be capital and the 0 is a zero not the letter. try /dev/ttyS1 /dev/ttyS2 and so on till it works if you don't know what port it is on.
 
Old 04-16-2004, 01:00 AM   #9
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I can get it to connect to the phone but not dial. What's with that? Thanks for the reply.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 12:29 AM   #10
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what do you mean by connect to the fone but not dial?
 
Old 04-17-2004, 01:06 AM   #11
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You can hear the dial tone but it won't dial. Moot now, it smoked out. Used POS. Thanks for the reply.
 
  


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