All times are GMT Same Problems I’m having the same exact probs you guys are only i’m not using a softmodem. When Linux detects a supported USB modem, it creates the devices needed to access the modem. The most current English language version is always found at http: Are there any external Winmodems?

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Test your modem with minicom instead. Unknown device Subsystem: My modem is not a winmodem but I’m still having problems getting Linux to hp it or the modem is always “busy. They are somewhat more difficult to set up than a jumpered ISA modem or an external serial port modem.

However, Winmodems are only appropriate for use with Microsoft Windows on a fast Pentium. Using that information, you can check out these websites for information on Linux modem support: Because some new computers have limited PCI slots and often don’t 556pci have serial ports, USB modems are becoming more popular for those who still need dial-up.

To set up an external serial modem in Linux, simply follow these steps:. They will help you understand what you need to do to 5pci your winmodem working if that’s possible.


It may not be where you think it should be! Every external serial modem I have used works fine from the get-go. Then save the file, then make it executional with the “chmod” command you just mentioned.

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It all comes down to cost. Am I always safe getting an external modem? Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. A Winmodem requires software to emulate the hardware missing from the modem card.

If you are curious, these modems are: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to install the modem typically, just plug in the modem to a serial port on your computer, the power cord to an electrical outlet, and the line to a telephone jack.

Am I always safe getting an external modem? See the “Linmodem drivers” table below. A Linmodems support page linmodems. How about PCI modems?

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. As you go through this chapter, I will describe how to determine the kind of modem you have and whether or not it is supported in Linux.


Second, most consumers using Microsoft Windows will never realize that their “56K Modem” is actually a winmodem, so the OEMs are happy.

In this case, kudzu should find the new modem installed in one of your PCI slots and offer to let you configure it. Robotics or 3Com while they were merged.

View LQ Wiki Contributions. I’m thinking about including Industry Canada certification numbers, too. The box or online description for the 56;ci should note it as a controller-based modem.

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Find More Posts by Larry James. Click here for an example. You can run kudzu from the command line by simply typing kudzu as 56ci user. Is controller-based -In other words, all the basic modem functionality takes place within the modem and not in the operating system.

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