Installing on Dell D600 Latitude -
Ow Mun Heng
Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Fri Jul 23 22:34:38 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 10:09, Rafiq_Maniar at Dell.com wrote:
> The connexant modems in general do not work under Linux. Linuxant do
> provide drivers for them but if they do not work then I suggest
> contacting Linuxant tech support
Actually they _used_ to work. Linuxant offered it for evaluation a while
back and I've got it to work (albeit not reliably) during RH9/2.4
kernels. But the kernal process calls/??? got changed a few times and I
didn't manage to figure out how to patch it.
So, like now, I don't use the modem.
I don't like linuxant actually. They caused a huge bruhaha with regards
to the licensing and the 'tainting' of the Linux GPL.
>(if they sell the drivers im presuming
> they provide TS on them too...), as I've never seen those drivers and
> have no experience with them.
I don't buy it from them and I try to distance myself from using their
Say.. The D600 battery life really sucks you know..
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ow Mun Heng [mailto:Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com]
> Sent: 23 July 2004 17:54
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: RE: Installing on Dell D600 Latitude -
> I'm running on FC2 on D600 actually.. So.. that should tell you
> something. Only thing I can't make work is the modem. (used to work with
> linuxant's code but not anymore)
Ow Mun Heng
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