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Old 06-10-2004, 11:13 AM   #1
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Hello everyone. I have an IBM ThinkPad T40 machine and I just installed Mandrake 10.0. I have problems installing the modem. The modem is Agere Systems ACí97. I downloaded a lot of drivers but I couldnít make him work. I donít know if I have to add the module in the kernel and I donít know how to add a module. I understood that I need sources to recompile the kernel. I cannot find the sources. Please help me with some advices, Thanks!
Old 06-10-2004, 12:00 PM   #2
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i don't know if an win-modem can work under linux , try with an external modem
Old 06-10-2004, 10:33 PM   #3
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I found on Internet some suggestion how to install a win-modem but I didn't understand. I think it's possible in one way but I don't know how
Old 06-11-2004, 12:35 AM   #4
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What distribution are you using? If you are using Mandrake like your profile says then go the the add/remove programs part of mandrake (i'm sure its in there someplace) and install the kernel sources, it is a few hundered mega bytes so make sure u have room to install first. Winmodems can definently work on linux, just not all of them. Visit for a whole lot of information on the subject. For help installing you need to get more specific, but try installing the kernel sources then installing the driver the same ways u tried before, it may work.


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