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Old 09-07-2003, 09:42 AM   #1
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PCI modem and sound card

I just installed Redhat Linux 9 and here is my PCI file :-

PCI devices found:
Bus 0, device 0, function 0:
Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C693A/694x [Apollo PRO133x] (rev 68).
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xd0000000 [0xd3ffffff].
Bus 0, device 1, function 0:
PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C598/694x [Apollo MVP3/Pro133x AGP] (rev 0).
Master Capable. No bursts. Min Gnt=12.
Bus 0, device 7, function 0:
ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C596 ISA [Mobile South] (rev 18).
Bus 0, device 7, function 1:
IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586B PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 6).
Master Capable. Latency=32.
I/O at 0xe000 [0xe00f].
Bus 0, device 7, function 2:
USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 8).
IRQ 9.
Master Capable. Latency=32.
I/O at 0xe400 [0xe41f].
Bus 0, device 7, function 3:
Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C596 Power Management (rev 32).
Bus 0, device 18, function 0:
Communication controller: Rockwell International HSF 56k Data/Fax/Voice/Spkp (w/Handset) Modem (rev 1).
IRQ 9.
Master Capable. Latency=32.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xd8000000 [0xd800ffff].
I/O at 0xe800 [0xe807].
Bus 0, device 20, function 0:
Ethernet controller: Accton Technology Corporation SMC2-1211TX (rev 16).
IRQ 9.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=32.Max Lat=64.
I/O at 0xec00 [0xecff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xd8010000 [0xd80100ff].
Bus 1, device 0, function 0:
VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV6 [Vanta] (rev 21).
IRQ 11.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=5.Max Lat=1.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xd4000000 [0xd4ffffff].
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xd6000000 [0xd7ffffff].

and I have got a sound card :

ESS ES1868 Plug and Play AudioDrive:Unknown


1 - how can i configur the modem?
2 - I can play wav files but can't play any other formats ( mp3, audio cd etc) and even in soundcard detection it is showing that soundcard not found. How can I install them properly...

Thanking you
Old 09-07-2003, 10:14 AM   #2
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Conexant/Rockwell modem HOWTO
Get your mp3 support here

You may also need to add the user to the audio group and/or change the permission of /dev/dsp.

# Modem and connection troubleshooting
WinModems and Linux
Modem NHFs
Conexant/Rockwell modem HOWTO
The Unofficial PCTel Linux Driver page
I finaly got my PcTel hsp56 mr modem to work
Linux driver for Winmodems with Lucent Apollo (ISA) and Mars (PCI) chipsets
Lucent AMR modem listed as an Intel AC'97 - Smart Link Modems
The kppp Handbook
Dial-up Networking Configuration Using KDE's Kppp
Troubleshooting ISP Connection Problems

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
Configure X server:
Configure network:
Manage software:
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
Manage users

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project


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