The kernel module loads for the modem - an ATI SB400 AC'97. The driver is snd_atiixp_modem. So why is there no device showing up? See the attatched file with the outputs of
I need to get this dial up modem working so I can have redundancy at this place, this lightening rod of a house that wants all me modems, NICs,telephone answering machines It's madness, living in Florida, lightening capitol of the USA. Argh.
EDIT: Using scanModem I found I have a conexant chip in there that requires the hsfmodem drivers. So I got the 64 bit rpm package here
unzipped, installed and the installation compiled the proper drivers. Device /dev/ttySHSF0 is created and appropriate edits done to /etc/ppp/options file. I run pppd without errors. But when I try to connect *splatt* nothing, tail /var/log/messages gives no clue, chat does not run.