[ILUG] modem hell!
delphi91 at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 25 18:41:24 IST 1999
>From: John Gilbert <jgilbert at eircom.net>
>To: ilug at linux.ie
>Subject: [ILUG] modem hell!
>Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 17:12:25 +0100
>After finally remembering i had a modem in another box that could replace
>the winmodem this one came with, i installed it - its working grand under
>windows (yuck), but for whatever reason just refuses to work under linux.
>Its on com2, and when installed in the previous box worked grand under
>linux with no probs..... Any ideas what could be going on? (its driving me
>crazy) basically i set it up as-per-usual, but linux refuses to accept that
>there is a modem there! Someone suggested that i try using wvdial to check
>and see if it would pick it up... but it didnt :(
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Try "ls -l /dev/modem" and see what that tells you. It shoud give you the
com port that the modem is attached to.
Minicom is another option to detect the modem.
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