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Old 08-29-2003, 02:19 PM   #1
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Redhat 8.0 and External Modems


I did a search, but haven't found the answer to my problem yet. I've re-installed Redhat 8.0 on my machine but it keeps telling me "modem not found" when I try to set up my ISP account.

I know that the modem works fine because I had Redhat installed previously using this modem without any problems. Admittedly, a friend set everything up for me so I don't know what he did to get it to work.

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 02:43 PM   #2
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/dev/ttyS0 for the first serial port
/dev/ttyS1 for the second serial port

ln -s <one of the above, where you connect modem> /dev/modem

Can you connect now?

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
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:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
Old 08-29-2003, 02:56 PM   #3
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I'm at work and can't test it right away, but will do so this evening! Thanks for the help.
 
  


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