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Old 10-01-2003, 02:59 PM   #1
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Modem driver.


Can someone help me find a driver for my modem?

I have a Lucent Win Modem, I know not all WinModems are compatible with Linux, but I know some are.

I'm using RedHat 8.0, I'm not sure on the kernel version but I can find out.

All I know about my modem is the Device ID is 0x044E and the Vendor ID is 0x11C1.

Any help would be very appreciated.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 03:41 PM   #2
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try this google translated page:

http://translate.google.com/translat...8%26oe%3DUTF-8

[edit]
I searched for "Lucent Win Modem linux download"
if the above link fails try other links form that search/

hope that helps...

Last edited by mossy; 10-01-2003 at 03:43 PM.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 06:31 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, but that driver is for 2.2 kernels, I checked what mind was, it's 2.4.18.14, so that drive won't work right? Or will it work anyway?
 
Old 10-01-2003, 06:39 PM   #4
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I did some more searching and found this list, but I don't know which one I should download.

http://www.sfu.ca/~cth/ltmodem/dists/redhat/8.26a9/
 
Old 10-01-2003, 06:53 PM   #5
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looks like this one is the latest version - ltmodem-kv_2.4.20_9-8.26a9-1.i386.rpm for the intel architecture.

you might try that one?

[edit]
the i386 should work on any intel but if you know you have a faster intel cpu then you might pick one of the others. To be safe/if you are unsure just pick the i386.


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Old 10-01-2003, 06:58 PM   #6
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Wouldn't happen to know what those numbers mean near the end would you? (i386). I stay curious

I'll try it in a few minutes.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 07:00 PM   #7
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Oh, I should mention that I have an Intel Pentium 4 processor, 1.6 GHz, if it matters in the driver decision.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 07:02 PM   #8
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I already explained it in my edit [i is for intel] 386 was the standard although it is older - i.e. if you have one of the lastest say 1.6 gig processors [or prolly even a 1 gig] then you can use the i686 drivers. if not sure - just stick to the i386.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 07:06 PM   #9
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's prolly safer bet to just use i386 when possible. there may be more to it that this but generally that is the concept with all the architectures. If you have an athlon you can try the latest athlon

I presume this is the logic in their naming:

modem/ kernel/ driver/ version/ architecture/ file extension
ltmodem-kv_2.4.20_9-8.26a9-1.i386.rpm
 
Old 10-01-2003, 08:44 PM   #10
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Just not my week.

I tried that rpm file you suggested, I couldn't use it because it was for a different kernel version, so I downloaded the newest one one the list for my version, I got it installed and everything, but still no luck with getting my modem to work.

Any suggestions on an external modem? If I knew what was compatible and in my price range, I would just go buy one.

http://www.pricewatch.com/ usually has good stuff.

Unless anyone out there knows an exact driver that is sure to make my modem work, this is my last option.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 11:16 PM   #11
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I have had better success downloading the ltmodem **.tar.gz and running the setup program. The setup program essentially compiles the modules, installs them, make the symbolic link of /dev/modem -> /dev/ttyLT0 and setups up modules.conf to autoload them. Since it is compiled from your working kernel there is no kernel mismatch.
 
Old 10-02-2003, 02:55 AM   #12
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yeah you would need to use the one for your kernel version
type in:
whereis kernel and that should tell you your version.
 
Old 10-02-2003, 01:51 PM   #13
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shepper - can you post the link to the driver or email it to him?
 
Old 10-02-2003, 02:57 PM   #14
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LTmodem source code
 
  


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