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Old 02-05-2005, 12:47 PM   #1
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: agra,india
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Unhappy i have linux driver to install modem still i am in a fix.

i wish to install the awinmodem(hsf, msp 3880u, 56k, pci from aztec) which is installed at com3 in windows. the site "" provides linux drivers which i am unable to install plz help me out (be as comprehensive as u can coz i am quite new to linux) .the driver is a *.tar.gz package. the url of driver is

i had some trouble in downloading then i did it using dap and the things went fine

i some how attempted to decompress it and execute it which generated a log saying that no modem is detected

i tried out modem detecting utility from which sucessfully detects my modem

please help me out to install this driver .
here is the link in case if u would like to chek out the driver

the page provides 3 different versions of driver link to the page is

my system is having red hat linux 7.3 anl kernel version is 2.4

i would also like to ask you that could it be possible that com 3 port is not installed on my system

Last edited by amolgupta; 02-06-2005 at 12:22 PM.
Old 02-09-2005, 06:27 PM   #2
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You are using a 2.2 kernel driver and you note that you have a 2.4 kernel. If your kernel is 2.4, you can go to Linuxant web site at to download the correct driver in a rpm package by using their instructions.


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