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Re: PnP modem woes continue, IRQ never fires for modem

On Tue, Dec 02, 1997 at 08:43:17PM -0600, Charles Read wrote:
> > You mentioned that it doesn't appear in
> > /proc/interrupts; what about /proc/ioports?
> Yes, the serial device appears in /proc/ioports
> as:
> ...
> 0x3f8:  serial (set)
> ...

Hmmm. That's a good sign. Perhaps there IS an IRQ problem;
I noticed you said there is no echo; I sometimes find
that the echo comes back much later when there is an
IRQ conflict, any sign of that?

> BTW, how do you talk to a modem from DOS?
> I want to try what Nathan suggested and see
> if the modem is a 'WinModem'.  How else
> could you tell if not from DOS?

Telix? Grab tlx322-1.zip from the msdos/telix
directory on your local simtelnet mirror,
or use archie, web search etc. You only
need disk 1 (of 4) to get it going.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
Latest Debian packages at ftp://ftp.rising.com.au/pub/hamish. PGP#EFA6B9D5

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