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Old 04-29-2006, 09:31 AM   #1
Registered: Apr 2006
Distribution: Kubuntu 8.04
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Question Knoppix live dvd boot issues.

Hello, as you can tell im new to this.
so my problem is that the knoppix 5.0 live dvd boots with only certain commands.
At the boot screen the following commands dont work:

knoppix lang=us
knoppix no scsi

KNoppix boot with the failsafe command only!
Could this be hardware issues or the dvd?

thank you.

P.S- I read your winmodem article and tryin out scanmodem.
type: Agere System PCI soft modem. I welcome all help.
Old 04-29-2006, 10:36 AM   #2
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Re: modem :eek:

I ran the scanmodem file and everything. and it turns out im clueless about everything , some1 plz help me.


with current System compiler GCC=4.0.3
/usr/bin/gcc -> gcc-4.0
A /dev/modem symbolic link is not set.
COMM services are not active

Under 2.6.n kernels, there is currently modem support by:
the more expensive Controller chipset modems using the open source serial code
Conexant software downloaded through
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SmartLink slmodem drivers, including USB hardware
USB modems using the Open Source acm.ko driver
Lucent DSP (digital signal processing) chipsets but NOT:
soft modems
For Intel 536EP and 537 modems, a release supporting 2.6.n is projected for late July 2004
For all other modems, support projections are not available as of this update=2004 July 30

Resident PPP support modules are properly uncompressed .

There are Debian packages with modem drivers from SmartLink:
sl-modem-daemon - SmartLink software modem daemon
sl-modem-source - SmartLink software modem driver - module building source
MANY modem subSystems serving under AC97/MC97 Controllers are also supported.

An AC97 modem codec was not detected

Path to lspci is: /sbin/lspci
--------- lspci scan ----------------
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE/PE DRAM Controller/Host-Hub Interface (rev 03)
0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 03)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 82)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL (ICH4/ICH4-L) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801DB (ICH4) IDE Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02)
0000:01:0b.0 Communication controller: Agere Systems V.92 56K WinModem (rev 03)
0000:01:0c.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)

Modem candidates are at PCI_buses: 0000:01:0b.0

Providing detail for device at PCI_bus 0000:01:0b.0
with vendor-ID:device-ID
0780: 11c1:048c (rev Communication controller: Agere Systems V.92 56K WinModem (rev 03)
SubSystem 11c1:044c Agere Systems: Unknown device 044c
0000:01:0b.0 0780: 11c1:048c (rev 03)
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 3
Memory at ed001000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
I/O ports at c000 [size=8]

Internal_test: ./scanModem test (rev 11c1:044c debian 2.6.15 4.0.3

=== Checking (rev through chipset providers and modem assemblers ====

======= PCI_ID checking completed ======
Update=2004 July 30
A PCMCIA CardBus is not detected on this System.
The following information blocks just query some ppp support items.
grep ppp /etc/modprobe.conf

Be sure to read the section about ppp related modules and aliases in /dev/null
DEVPPP=crw------- 1 root root 108, 0 Apr 29 10:44 /dev/ppp
A /dev/modem symbolic link is not present

No devfsd.conf file found, indicated absense of the devfsd daemon package
for device file system (devfs) symbolic link support.

---- dmesg queries -------
Kernel command line: ramdisk_size=100000 init=/etc/init lang=us vga=normal atapicd nosound noapic noacpi pnpbios=off acpi=off nofstab noscsi nodma noapm nousb nopcmcia nofirewire noagp nomce nodhcp xmodule=vesa initrd=minirt.gz BOOT_IMAGE=knoppix BOOT_IMAGE=linux
CPU: Hyper-Threading is disabled
ACPI: Interpreter disabled.
pnp: PnP ACPI: disabled
audit: initializing netlink socket (disabled)

The ModemDriverCompiling.txt is a MUST READ,
if you are not experienced in configuring kernel-source/
or get "unresolved symbols" upon driver insertion.

Most recent WinModem fixes are in:
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