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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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