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Re: Icebooks

> >I am using one of the new 2001 ibooks (dual usb, firewire).
> >
> >The modem seems to work file, I am using 2.4.6-benh as my kernel, and this
> >is what I see in dmesg:
> >
> >PowerMac Z8530 serial driver version 2.0
> >tty00 at 0xc98da020 (irq = 22) is a Z8530 ESCC (cobalt modem)
> >tty01 at 0xc98e1000 (irq = 23) is a Z8530 ESCC
> >
> >pointing minicom at /dev/ttyS0 seems to be a modem (atleast I can type
> >"ATZ" and it says "OK").
> >
> >My .config file is attached (ignore the wierdo networking shit, I have
> >been working on wierd shit for work).
> >
> >The URL for the drivers is:
> >
> >http://yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au/~pfh/ibook/sound.html
> >
> This is not Jack Mofitt's website.

Oh. I just assumed that he had, he was the one who sent me the URL.

> >But be warned, I have been using Linux for a while, and it took me a while
> >to get it working (it's still broken, it's sending unsigned data to the
> >driver, and the card wants signed or something - but at least I get a nice
> >console beep.)
> >
> >I will attach the contents of my /etc/init.d/hacksound also (it doesn't
> >like sleep at this stage, so it's a good idea to put it in pwrctl to shut
> >it down on sleep).
> >
> >Let me know if you need any help, and if anyone on the list is interested
> >in helping, I am sure that Jack would like to see some patches.
> >
> Jack hasn't written this driver. Paul Harrison has. Jack has made a fix 
> for this driver, but hasn't released it yet.

It might be a little presumptous to assume that Paul is on this list, but
if you are - thanks, even a console beep is better than complete silence.


James Tyson ---
Samizdat New Media Solutions

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