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Old 09-13-2003, 11:02 PM   #1
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Question internal modem cannot be found

hey guys i recently installed RH8.0 on my compaq armada notebook.But sadly linux could not detect the internal modem.I tried all the given ports on Kppp but still it said "sorry modem could not be found".here is some information about my modem as on my WINME:-

make:lucent win modem

hopefully the above information may prove useful for troubleshooting.

Old 09-13-2003, 11:19 PM   #2
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likely there are no drivers for it for linux ...check the manuf...oh wait it's a win modem...I don't think you'll be getting online with that thing..but hey, you can buy a new one! Oh and DON"T BUY A WINMODEM for the love of penguin plz do not.
Old 09-13-2003, 11:35 PM   #3
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try here for winmodem support.
Old 09-14-2003, 03:34 AM   #4
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finally got it working :)

thnx every1 for replyin to my post.i have finally got my internal win modem working .infact i am connected thru linux using my win modem ,sorry now its a lin modem

the following site provides the required information for some common chipset.

but if u've got lucent win modem like i do ,then heres wat u do

1)get information abt ur kernel release and processor.following command returns the above information.

uname -rp
returns <kernel release> <processor>

2)download ur driver from havin filename which includes the information u jst found above.

3)su root

4)rpm - i ltmodem-kv_<kernel release><some number><processor>.rpm

5)query ur modem using kppp to check everything went well


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