help with Fedora core 7 dial-up connection
pmeyer at themeyerfarm.com
Mon Jun 11 05:42:17 UTC 2007
E. Robert Tisdale wrote:
>> Have you checked the LinModems Suport Page?
>> There is a utility called scanModem which you can get
>> copy it to your linux partition
>> # gunzip scanModem.gz
>> # chmod +x scanModem
>> # ./scanModem
> I did that but it didn't help much.
> The scanModem program generates tons of files
> but doesn't actually help configure the modem.
>> will generate a Modem/ folder in which ModemData.txt gets generated
>> and it will tell you which modem driver you need if there is one for
>> your modem(s).
>> You will need to subscribe to the list discuss at linmodems.org
>> to send in your ModemData.txt
>> or send it to me off the list so that we can try to help you out.
>> Depending on which chipset is included the
>> U.S.Robotics(Mod - 5610B) internal modem (PCI bus) modem
>> might be supported by the serial driver,
>> have support through linuxant(not free) only 14.4KBs and No support.
> I don't understand why all this is necessary.
> Fedora Core 5 detected and configured this modem automatically.
> When did Fedora stop supporting modems?
> This is *not* a linmodem -- it's a real modem.
I have seen this before.
Did you go into system-config-network and ask it to scan for a modem?
It will do the right thing.
From the menu:
System/Administration/Network -Add -Modem connection.
As part of that dialog it will 'discover' your modem.
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