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Old 05-18-2001, 01:32 PM   #1
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How do i install my internal modem?
 
Old 05-18-2001, 02:07 PM   #2
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What kind is it? Is it a winmodem, a ISA or PCI?
Have you tried reading any of the documentation at http://www.linuxdoc.org or checked maybe http://www.linmodems.org to see if its compatible if it is a winmodem by chance?

Questions too general like that seem to need more info before we can help you out.
 
Old 05-18-2001, 02:13 PM   #3
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Assuming that its a hardware modem (read non-WinModem) and you've got it on a standard Irq and base address then you will just be able to access it as /dev/Stty0 (if com1) thru /dev/Stty3 (if com4). Its not on a standard IRQ/base address you might need to play around a little. Read
http://linuxdocs.org/HOWTOs/Serial-HOWTO.html
and
http://linuxdocs.org/HOWTOs/Modem-HOWTO.html
for more details. My experience in the past has been its easier to move things around and get the modem on a stardard IRQ & base address, when I first got my machine running I spent hours getting a modem working on non-stardard ranges, mind you that was with the 2.0.x kernels, things are probably a little friendlier now.

If you suspect it to be a WinModem have a look at http://www.linmodems.org/ I can't say I've ever needed to but that will be the place for the latest info...

Cheers.

Jamie...

PS There was a thread today that mentioned what a winmodem was if you're not sure...
 
  


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