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Old 01-28-2004, 01:13 AM   #1
cnp
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Where do i find a driver for my modem


I need to find a driver for my Creative Modem Blaster V.92 pci (DI5652). I am running Fedora Core. Also i need a driver for my onboard lan. Its an ASUS P4P800. and yes i know onboard sucks. Thanx
 
Old 01-28-2004, 01:15 AM   #2
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Is that a real hardware modem? Post cat /proc/pci if unsure.

# Configuring a real hardware pci modem
To configure a pci modem, open an x terminal and su - to the root account:
Code:
[fancy@tinwhistle fancy]$ su -
Password: 
[root@tinwhistle root]# cat /proc/pci
Look for your modem in the returned list. Look for something similar to mine:
Code:
  Bus  2, device   2, function  0:
    Communication controller: PCI device 151f:0000 (TOPIC SEMICONDUCTOR Corp) (rev 0).
      IRQ 5.
      I/O at 0xc400 [0xc407].
With this info, I use the setserial command:
Code:
[root@tinwhistle root]# setserial /dev/ttyS2 irq 5 port 0xc400 uart 16550a
Then I test the modem with the internet connection wizard and it works. I edit /etc/rc.d/rc.local and enter the setserial command:
Code:
[root@tinwhistle root]# pico -w /etc/rc.d/rc.local
My file for an example
Code:
#!/bin/sh
# Redhat /etc/rc.d/rc.local file
# This script will be executed *after* all the other init scripts.
# You can put your own initialization stuff in here if you don't
# want to do the full Sys V style init stuff.

touch /var/lock/subsys/local
# configure modem
setserial /dev/ttyS2 irq 5 port 0xc400 uart 16550a
Now, it remains configured after a reboot.
 
Old 01-28-2004, 01:20 AM   #3
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Hey thanx.
Unfortunately i am very new to linux and really have no idea what im doing so i'll try and figure all that out somehow. and it is a pci modem
 
  


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