LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-24-2008, 03:05 AM   #1
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Rep: Reputation: 15
aztech um9100


I tried to install this 56k modem into my RH7.1

I have the driver and i did

Code:
make KERNEL_DIR=/lib/modules/2.4.2-2/build
it went fine

then i did
Code:
make KERNEL_DIR=/lib/modules/2.4.2-2/build install
and it spit out this
Code:
amrmo_init.c:454: `no_llseek' undeclared here (not in a function)
amrmo_init.c:454: initializer element is not constant
amrmo_init.c:454: (near initialization for `amrmo_fops.llseek')
amrmo_init.c: In function `amrmo_pci_probe':
amrmo_init.c:502: warning: implicit declaration of function `pci_disable_device'
amrmo_init.c: At top level:
amrmo_init.c:680: parse error before string constant
amrmo_init.c:680: warning: type defaults to `int' in declaration of `MODULE_LICENSE'
amrmo_init.c:680: warning: data definition has no type or storage class
make[2]: *** [amrmo_init.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make: *** [drivers] Error 2
I tried different source path but didnt work. I have the kernel source and headers in.
What went wrong ??
 
Old 01-24-2008, 06:04 AM   #2
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 29,415
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594
Quote:
Originally Posted by khaos83 View Post
I tried to install this 56k modem into my RH7.1
Probably not what you want to hear but since running GNU/Linux is all about performance, protecting assets and providing services in a continuous, stable and secure way you must know Red Hat Linux maintenance and errata support ended on April 30 of 2004 for all YES ALL Red Hat Linux releases (not RHEL) so move to a recent, maintained and supported distribution and move soon.

If you like the general acceptance in the workplace, ISV compatibility certification, release longevity and stability RHEL brings but don't want to pay for it you could run CentOS (we're at 5 now). If you like what RHL provided but want bleeding edge stuff then you could run Fedora (at 8 now). Else check out the many "which distro" threads here.


* Wrt the modem it seems to work with 2.6 kernels, see http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/sh...t/1201/cat/161.
 
Old 01-24-2008, 06:37 PM   #3
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
hm ....
but that can't be done ....
nevermind, i will think of a way to get it to work ...
 
Old 01-24-2008, 06:56 PM   #4
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 29,415
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594
Quote:
Originally Posted by khaos83 View Post
but that can't be done ....
Why not if I may ask?
 
Old 01-24-2008, 09:44 PM   #5
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
coz i have this software that only works with that.
But nevermind. I was intending to use the modem to have a pppd connection to be a backup for ntp when internet connection fails.
shit happens when you deal with old stuff. we all get used to it anywayz.... lol

I will try to make one of my local (DEFINATELY NEWER RHEL 4.5) linux to be a local ntp server and make it as a backup time server AND make it use the stupid usb modem. If it still doesn't work, I will go and bang my head on the wall !!!!

I will try it out myself and will come here for help if i hit any problem.



anyway .... is this the problem i am facing with the driver??? seems complicated ... lol


Safe seeks
The lseek() system call allows user space to move the current read/write position within a file. It is not an operation which normally attracts attention, since its full effect is, normally, to change an internal integer index. It turns out, however, that lseek() has been poorly implemented in many parts of the kernel. The recent vulnerability discovered by Paul Starzetz has highlighted the problem, with the result that the internal handling of lseek() is changing significantly for 2.6.8.............

Last edited by khaos83; 01-24-2008 at 09:47 PM.
 
Old 01-24-2008, 09:58 PM   #6
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
no !!!!

after a few clicking on the search engine, it seems that slmodem is a bit bugged with newer linux-es, 2.6.9. I haven't try it out yet ... but i got a feeling that i will bang my head on the wall and pay for some bandages and a new usb modem.
 
Old 01-25-2008, 01:48 AM   #7
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
ok ...
I think i am trying with a newer driver for it... so i somehow dl a much older driver.

Everything seems well but ... i hit this problem

Code:
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slamrmo.o
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slmdm.o
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slusb.o
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slamrmo.o
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slmdm.o
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slusb.o


Then to find out what happen... i run: depmod -ae
Code:
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slamrmo.o
depmod: 	tqueue_lock
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slmdm.o
depmod: 	del_timer_sync
depmod: 	__global_cli
depmod: 	__global_save_flags
depmod: 	__global_restore_flags
depmod: 	__global_sti
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.2-2/misc/slusb.o
depmod: 	tqueue_lock
I have checked these paths and files, they do exist.
Any idea why ?

Am i seeing hope ???

Last edited by khaos83; 01-25-2008 at 01:56 AM.
 
Old 01-26-2008, 08:00 AM   #8
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 29,415
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594
About unresolved symbols and maybe there's more reent packages here. BTW, the latest stable 2.4 right now is 2. I know this ain't funny but Winmodems are usually nothing but trouble.
 
Old 01-27-2008, 06:46 PM   #9
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I think I will try it for a few more days, I will abandon if i still can't get it to work.
 
Old 01-27-2008, 09:04 PM   #10
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 29,415
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594
You're persistence is commendable but really, external hardware modems are cheap and right now they could be had for zilch since the masses flock to xDSL and such. Time is money and looking at the time you already invested, wouldn't it actually be *cheaper* to go out and grab one?
 
Old 01-27-2008, 10:02 PM   #11
khaos83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2007
Posts: 97

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
haha

I just decided to pawn that stupid modem and get another one that is more commodating to linux.

Any to recommand ?

And how do I know if a modem is winmodem ?
I can't find any evidence of it to be a winmodem, so it's not ?
e.g.
Am I able to know from all these specs ?
Code:
 Connectivity  	 
Connector 	RJ-11
Connector Type 	USB 1.1
Features & Functions 	 
Error Correction Protocol 	MNP-2
Error Correction Protocol 	MNP-3
Error Correction Protocol 	MNP-4
Error Correction Protocol 	V.42 LAPM
Modem 	 
Modem Transfer Rate 	56 Kbps
56K Technology 	V.92
56K Technology 	V.90
Modem Protocol 	V.17
Analog Modulation Protocol 	V.44
Analog Modulation Protocol 	ITU V.29
Analog Modulation Protocol 	ITU V.27ter
Analog Modulation Protocol 	ITU V.42bis
Analog Modulation Protocol 	ITU V.21
Analog Modulation Protocol 	ITU V.17
Modem Type 	Modem
Modem Protocol 	V.90
Modem Protocol 	V.29
Modem Protocol 	V.44
Modem Protocol 	V.27 ter
Modem Protocol 	V.92
Performance 	 
Fax Transfer Rate (max) 	14.4 Kbps
Protocols 	 
Data Compression Protocol 	MNP-5
Data Compression Protocol 	V.44
Data Compression Protocol 	V.42 bis
Actual Weight 	3.5
Compatibility Notes 	Data Modes: V.92, V.90, V.34bis, V.34, V.32bis, V.32, V.22bis, V.22 A / b Fax Modes: ITU-V.17, V.29, V.27ter and V.21 at 14.4, 12.0, 9.6, 7.2, 4.8 and 2.4Kbps Error Correction: V.42 LAPM and MNP2-4 Data Compression: V.44, V.42 bis and MNP-5 Dialing: AT command set, Tone dialing Safety: RTTE Directive 99 / 5/EC/TBR 21, Environment FCC Part 15 Class B, CE Mark, FCC Part 68 Operating temperature: 32-104 F; Humidity: 5-90% non-condensing
Contents 	Modem, RJ-11 cable, USB cable, software, documentation
O/S Notes 	Supported operating systems: Linux Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP
Ports/Connectors 	(1) USB 1.1 at 12Mbps full speed (1) RJ-11
Power Notes 	Powered via USB interface
Returns Policy 	This product is subject to our return policy. Please see our complete return policy for details.
System Requirements 	Pentium base, 200MHz minimum Free USB port 20MB free hard disk space Optional - sound card for voice features
Warranty - Labor 	1 Year
Warranty - Parts 	1 Year
 
Old 02-05-2008, 07:21 PM   #12
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 29,415
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594Reputation: 3594
Quote:
Originally Posted by khaos83 View Post
I just decided to pawn that stupid modem and get another one that is more commodating to linux.
Excellent choice.


Quote:
Originally Posted by khaos83 View Post
And how do I know if a modem is winmodem ?
Usually vendors will promote it like it's really good, so the box will often read "winmodem". Besides that since it has at least half of the hardware removed (meaning ClippyOS has to emulate the chipset) it'll be real cheap.


Quote:
Originally Posted by khaos83 View Post
I can't find any evidence of it to be a winmodem, so it's not ?
Doublecheck with http://www.linmodems.org/ and http://start.at/modem should do.
If they don't allow you to ship back and get a refund or swap for another product then I'd say buy someplace else.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Aztech DSL600EU Advent Syracuase Linux - Hardware 0 04-24-2006 01:50 AM
Aztech Soundcard jmcq Linux - Hardware 2 04-20-2005 02:42 PM
Aztech Sound Problems EwanG Linux - Hardware 11 12-22-2004 07:05 PM
UM9100 USB modem Installation Andreebdg Linux - Hardware 0 10-24-2004 02:59 PM
Aztech Soundcard Problem den_santiago Linux - Hardware 0 04-08-2004 05:20 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:36 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration