[linux-help] Re: Modem/internet connection
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What kind of a modem is it? Some have to be configured with setserial before
they will work. I've been setting up some systems at work with 3com/USR
3CP5610A PCI modems and they're not configured at all until you do setserial to
connect the serial device (ttySn) to the interrupt.
On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> In the kppp config what do you have the modem device set to /dev/modem?
> or to ttyS1?. Do you need to link ttyS1 to /dev/modem?
> Just a few ideas.
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> > Does Mandrake have a set up tool that you can use to set up your modem?
> > On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> > > I am attempting to configure an internet connection in Linux using
> > > kppp. My ISP tech-support guy could not get me up and running.
> > > My equipment: Asus A7V motherboard, 700 mhz Duron, 128MB RAM,
> > > USRobotics 56K modem model 2977 without voice (NOT a winmodem).
> > > My software: Mandrake 7.1.
> > >
> > > I got the DNS information from Websurf, and the dial-up number,
> > > etc., and he confirmed those are correct. When I set the modem as
> > > /dev/ttyS0 and /dev/ttyS1 and query the modem I get the responses: "Modem
> > > ready" followed by "Sorry, the modem does not respond". With modem as
> > > /dev/ttyS2 and /dev/ttyS3 I get "Looking for modem" followed by "Sorry,
> > > the modem is busy".
> > > The BIOS tells me it detects a "simple comm" device using IRQ 5,
> > > which should be the modem (that line was not there before I put in the
> > > modem card). I tried using setserial to match the kppp modem device to the
> > > hardware IRQ, but 1)my efforts either caused Linux to hang during boot or
> > > had no discernible effect and 2)I've not used setserial before so I didn't
> > > want to get too bold and maybe screw something up. I'm not sure if I used
> > > the command properly.
> > > The modem does not appear to have any jumpers, switches or
> > > anything else to adjust. It is not a winmodem--well, I guess I should say
> > > that I did not ORDER a winmodem (I built the computer) and if it is
> > > they sent me the wrong one. It is an OEM so I have no manual. It does not
> > > appear to have a jumper or switch for disabling PnP (something the
> > > tech-support guy suggested).
> > > What do I try now??
> > >
> > > Thank you
> > >
> > > Aaron Rohrer
> > >
> > >
> > >
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