[ILUG] modem problems
B.Nesbitt at ftel.co.uk
Fri Sep 1 16:43:30 IST 2000
Sorry, got it fixed. It was an external modem (US Robotics).
The bios settings for the serial port were set to auto. I
assumed that this would be good enough, but it appears that
when linux boots the machine disables the serial port. I
manually set it to 'enable' and it works fine now :)
On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, McAuley, Tim wrote:
> Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 16:28:54 +0100
> From: "McAuley, Tim" <T.McAuley at emuse.ie>
> To: 'Brian Nesbitt' <B.Nesbitt at ftel.co.uk>
> Subject: RE: [ILUG] modem problems
> Any more details on the modem Brian?
> I'm assuming it's an external hardware one.
> What's the linux dist?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On
> > Behalf Of Brian
> > Nesbitt
> > Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 4:06 PM
> > To: ilug at linux.ie
> > Subject: [ILUG] modem problems
> > Hello all
> > A friend at work asked me to get his modem working with his
> > linux box. I had a crack at it but keep getting the error:
> > TIOCMGET failed: Input/output error
> > The machine is a 233 PII Dell
> > The kernel is compiled for ppp and slip.
> > I tried wvdial, minicom and kppp on /dev/ttyS0-3 and /dev/cua0-3
> > and I still get no response. The serial port + modem works fine
> > under windows, I even tried the modem on my machine and it works.
> > I have tried everything obvious. Any ideas?
> > Cheers
> > Brian Nesbitt
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