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Old 08-08-2001, 05:34 AM   #1
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Question Installing a modem?

How to install a modem?

I am new to linux and am trying to put together all my hardware on the linux system(Red Hat 6.2).Can any one suggest how to install the modem and also a method to install my Sis6215c graphic card
Old 08-08-2001, 07:30 AM   #2
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What type of modem is it? If its a hardware modem then its simply a case of plugging it in and using the correct /dev/ttyS, if its a 'WinModem' then you might have a battle on your hands. If you post an exactly make and model then I'm sure someone on the forum will have battled with it in the past.

When you say install the graphics card - do you mean setting up X so you get a graphical environment, not just a command line? If so what distro are you using - the config command change between the distros.


Old 08-10-2001, 03:32 AM   #3
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Sound Problem

Thankyou jharris, I was able to install the modem.

Actually i want to configure the X-window for my graphic card(SiS6215c).I am unable to find the correct drivers for it.
Old 08-10-2001, 04:10 AM   #4
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the support for the sis 62c15 card only works under 3.3.6 for some reason; there's no support under later versions of xf86... go figure.

anyway, the sis driver should do the trick if you have the right version of x.
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Thanks isajera, I was able to configure my graphic card using the "XF86Setup" program.It was able to detect the required drivers.The version i was using was 3.3.6(XFree86) but the "XConfigurator" was not doing the proper job.



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