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Old 05-28-2006, 06:53 PM   #1
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Installing Modem Broadcom Corporation BCM4212

I need help setting up my modem. I have a driver that might work BCMSM-3.4.19-6.i386.rpm
I did rpm2tgz then installpkg. Now what?
Old 05-28-2006, 06:57 PM   #2
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I am running Slackware 10.2 with the default kernel 2.4.31.
The current modem symbolic link is: /dev/modem -> ttyS4

/sbin/lspci -vv
02:01.0 Modem: Broadcom Corporation BCM4212 v.90 56k modem (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Generic])
Subsystem: Dell: Unknown device 0002
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort+ <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
Latency: 64
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 5
Region 0: Memory at fcffa000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Region 1: I/O ports at df30 [size=16]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=55mA PME(D0+,D1+,D2+,D3hot+,D3cold+)
Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=2 PME-
Old 05-29-2006, 02:18 AM   #3
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If the driver is set up correctly, run "pppsetup" to configure your connection, then "ppp-go" to connect.


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