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Old 02-25-2004, 12:36 AM   #1
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simple modem question

How do I get my modem to work in gentoo.

do I make a symbolic link between some device and /dev/modem??

Its on com1
Old 02-25-2004, 12:52 AM   #2
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Thats not necessarily a simple question, what type of modem is it?
Old 02-25-2004, 01:04 AM   #3
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its an external modem. It uses all the standard external commands as I have been using it on slackware without problems. Just need to set that link up.

is it ttyS1 ?????


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