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Re: modem use

Gonzalez Jorge-QJG005 <Jorge.F.Gonzalez@motorola.com> wrote:
> Package: potato
> Version: 2.2r3
> When installing Debian, the book says to include a serial driver in the
> kernel.  The driver should be in the misc category.  I did not see any
> serial drivers in there.  I can't use the modem, wvdial gives a
> communication error.
> 1. Should I run setserial first?
> 2. If the serial driver has another name how can I go back and install it?
> I am using a Dell Dimension L500cx, the modem is on COM2.

Is this a modem that is built into the laptop? It could well be a winmodem,
this class of modem is not currently supported by Debian GNU/Linux, see
www.linmodems.org for more details.

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