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Old 12-15-2003, 08:24 AM   #1
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Rh 9 Driver problem for Asus M4 series laptop ! plz help. Avinash Shankar

I jus installed rh9 and I cant get the modem to work and also the sound card ...........

Modem specs Lucent Technologies Soft Modem AMR and Sound card

Sigmatel C-Major snd card

The config is

- Intel Pentium M Processor with 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
- Speeds at 1.3-1.6 GHz.
- uFC-PGA package
- AMI, 4Mb Flash EPROM, PMU, Plug & Play.
- Boot from IDE CD-ROM and USB FDD, Ai-flash II

Chipset Intel 855 GM
Main Memory - On board 256 MB DDR266 DRAM design
- 1 x SODIMM socket for expansion up to 768MB (BTO option) on system bottom side

Display 14.1" XGA 1024x768 active matrix TFT, 252K colors max
Graphics & Video Module Embedded 855 GM internal GFX
PC Cards Slot - PCMCIA 2.1 supports one Type II/I
- 32-bit PC CardBus 1.0 architecture
- Ricoh CardBay design to support SmartMedia, MMC/SD, Memory Stick, Smart Card
- 4-in-1 Memory card (MMC/SD/SM/MS) adapter (via PC Card slot)

Hard Disk Drive - 2.5" 9.5mm IDE HDD /w Ultra DMA/100 / S.M.A.R.T. supported
- Supported capacities of 40/60 GB and 4200RPM (BTO option)

Optical Storage Device - Interchangeable 5.25" ATAPI 24X CD-ROM module
- Interchangeable 5.25" ATAPI 8X DVD-ROM module
- Interchangeable 5.25" ATAPI 24/16/10/24X DVD+CDRW Combo module
- Support module warm swap function

Connectivity - USB1.1 Bluetooth dongle support
- MDC Modem support
- MiniPCI 802.11b module (BTO option)
- MiniPCI 802.11b/a dual-band module (BTO option)
- AC Link V. 2.1 Compliant and V.92 / K56flex support
- On board 10/100 Mbps RealTeK Fast Ethernet controller
- Full and Half duplex mode support for 10/100 Mbps
- MODEM supported V.92 and universal PPT ( CTR 21, JATE, FCC, A-tick, DGT)
- Wireless Certification System: TWN, CHN, FCC, European

Interface - One EPP/ECP Parallel port/D-sub 25-pin
- One VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
- Two USB ports support USB 2.0
- Two Audio jacks: Audio-out / Mic-in
- One LAN RJ-45 and One Phone RJ-11 jack
- One 1394 B Type jack
- One Infrared port support IrDA
- PortBar III 68-pin connector

Audio - Built-in AC'97 compliant audio chip, with 3D effect & full duplex
- Built-in speakers and mono microphone.

Power Management - Full feature SMI power management, Stand-by, Suspend to Disk, and Suspend to RAM
- APM 1.2 and ACPI 2.0

Battery Pack & Life - Main: Li-Ion 8cells, 3.7V, 4400mAh, 65.12W battery pack
- Built-in gauge IC
- Run-down life, 4 hrs (Approx.), with Power4Gear extend battery run-down life to 7.4 hrs
- Charging time, 2.5 hrs Quick charge (System off) / 4hrs (Power on)

AC adapter - Output : 19V DC, 3.42A, 65W
- Input : 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
- 3pin power supply system

Dimensions/Weight - 306 x 246-253 x 22mm front (min) 36-37mm rear (max.)
- 4.8 lbs / ~2.2 kg w/ traveler drawer

PortBar III (option) Feature
- One 100/10 MHz RJ-45 LAN port
- One EPP/ECP Parallel port/D-sub 25-pin
- Four USB 2.0 ports
- One VGA port / D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
- 65W DC-in jacks and power supply to main unit through a cable interface
- Dimension: 200 x 160 x 37mm (max)

S/W Utility Asus Built or modified for Win ME/XP/2000:
- E-mail Incoming: E-mail checking and in-box indicator
- Asus Winflash for BIOS Update
- Power4 Gear: Pre-defined power saving theme
- HotKey: support instant key function defined
- Asus PC Probe
- Asus IDE-Swap Utility
- Asus DVD 2002/Cyberlink PowerDVD (w/ DVD model)
- Asus Screen Saver

Shipment bundle S/W:
- Trend PC-cillin 2002
- Ahead Nero v5.0+ (w/ CD-RW model)

Regulation - EMI: USA(FCC-B), JAP(VCCI-B), TWN, CCC,C-tick
- Safety: CE, CB, TUV, cUL, CCC,
- Modem: Universal PPT including US(FCC-B), TWN(DGT), PRC (FCC68), JPN(JATE), EURO(CTR21),RF Certific,PSB

Windows Certification - Compatibility: HCT V10.0 (Window XP and ME), WinKey, Y2K
- Language: US Int'l, JAP, TWN
- Supported OS: Windows XP/ME/2K

Keyboard Language - US, JAP, TWN before M/P
- France, GR CR,DN,CZ, IT, BL, NW, PO, SF, SP, SW, SC, FR, JP, RU ,UK Spain, AR when M/P

Security - BIOS Booting User Password Protection
- HDD User Password Protection and Security Lock
- Kensington Lock hole provided

plz help ! Drivers needed ASAP .........

Old 01-11-2004, 01:50 PM   #2
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For modem, check out the usual stuff, most laptops have winmodems which don't work with Linux. Find the Linux drivers for your modem if it is winmodem, there will be surely around.
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