Modem is not detected
jvian10 at charter.net
Sun Feb 13 23:31:07 UTC 2005
On Sun, 2005-02-13 at 08:59 +0800, Barry Yu wrote:
> Kumara wrote:
> > Hi List!
> > I have physically installed an Intel ambient 5628 data/voice/fax modem
> > in my FC3 box
> > when I try to make an internet (dial-up) connection, the wizard says
> > that 'there is no modem installed in my system.
> > but it works well in XP side of dual boot.
> > how could I solve this problem?
> Your modem maybe is a so-called WinModem, if you must use it go to
> http://www.linmodems.org/ to look for info. To make your life easier,
> use external modem or, buy a real modem such as US Robotic 56k pci,
> around US$35 to 45 in US, Linux can auto detect it and all you have to
> do is just to set-up the dial-up software like wvdial or kppp - very
> easy to use.
Be careful when selecting a 3com/URRobotics modem. If it is a true
hardware modem it works under Linux. If it is a winmodem, no drivers
exist for Linux.
www.linmodems.org has the info as stated above.
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