Re: Xircom RealPort modem(/eth) not working
Thanks for all the comments! I've got the modem working, by using
> > I've compiled my own kernel (2.0.36) along with my own pcmcia modules
> > package. I notice that "hot swap" doesn't seem to work. That is,
> > when I push the card in or take the card out, the kernel doesn't seem
> > to recognise that anything has changed.
> i haven't used mine under the 2.0 kernels (only 2.2) but i believe that they
> are still supported just fine. a couple things to be aware of though:
> * if you're pcmcia slots are cardbus you need a fairly recent (more recent
> then is in slink/stabe i believe) pcmcia-cs package in order to be able
> to use it. either upgrade to potato/unstable or compile you own (but
> make sure it's a current version).
What is "cardbus" / How do I tell whether I have cardbus? Is this a
property of the Laptop, or the Xircom card, or both?
My card seems to be working now, but the "hot swap" doesn't work.
That is, to get the card recognized I need to do a
> you can find out which tty your modem is on by:
> heyzeus(larry)$ cat /var/run/stab
Thanks for that! It's a great tip!!! How did you find out about that?
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