Re: modem not working
I'm running debian potato with kernel 2.2.18 and pppd 2.2.11 on a PowerMac 7500
with a SupraExpress 56k. I had a problem with the /dev/ttyS0 device that
I was using for my modem. It would dial up but it just never could establish
a pppd connection. Finally tried the old /dev/cua0 and now it works. I don't really
understand why though. I think it is somehow related to the modem and the mac
8-pin serial port.
Using /dev/cua0 could help, but then again it might not be supported in kernel
2.4.1. If who need to know how to create /dev/cua0, let me know and I will
tell you how.
Hope this helps somewhat.
On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 04:56:49PM +0100, Sebastiaan wrote:
> I am new to Debian on PowerMac, so I hope my question will be a piece of
> cake for you.
> I have a powermac 7300, debian potato, fresh compiled kernel 2.4.1 and a
> supraexpres 33.6 modem.
> The problem: I can not connect the internet. I can call my ISP with
> minicom and everything seems to be ok, but when calling in with pon or
> wvdial, pppd stops. It seems from the logfiles that the problem is this:
> Serial connection established.
> ioctl(PPPIOCGFLAGS): invalid argument
> tcsetattr: Invalid argument
> I do not know if this is modem related, kernel or architecture (ppc). It
> worked under YDL (Redhat for PPC) and 2.2.12. I compiled ppp as a module
> (including the ppp_generic, ppp_deflate, etc).
> I have no problems with 2.4.1 on my i386 machine.
> What is wrong?
> Thanks in advance,
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