Re: Newbie question on serial ports in Linux - please help!
On Thu, 2 Jan 1997, Mikael Bendtsen wrote:
> Hi all!
> After reinstalling Debian Linux 1.1 I can't get my computer to speak
> with my modem (standard USR Sportser 33.6). When running Minicom or
> pppd nothing happens. Because I'm really a beginner at Linux I don't
> know where to look. It seems that my installation lacks serial
> communication support.
If serial support is a module, you need to remove the comment from the
auto line in /etc/modules to get kerneld working in time to initialize the
serial ports at boot time. This should resolve your problem.
> And by which device should I call my modem which is connected to the
> second serial port? /dev/cua1 or /dev/ttyS1? Where can I find out more
> about this?
Cuax devices are being phased out in favor of the ttySx devices.
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