Re: serial troubles
i suspected the modem too so tried a us robotics (usually have a gdc
connected)...both behave the same. seems to be related to warnings at
bootup re: PCI ... there is a serial USB controller on IRQ 10 that is one
of the PCI devices that isn't recognized (identified by number)... i tried
disabling it and manually configuring /etc/rc.boot/0setserial but still
get the same behavior. i need info on this PCI bizness. i read the
PCI-HowTo but found nothing there of any use
the only debian cd i have is 2.0.27 (kernel) think i'll try hamm
if i can find a cd...maybe PCI problems have been eliminated
On 2 Jul
1998, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> In article <Pine.SUN.3.95.980702095628.4332Dfirstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Chea Prince <email@example.com> wrote:
> >have included serial support in the kernel and on bootup shows serial
> >devices being assigned to /dev/cua0 /dev/cua1 and /dev/ttyS0
> >/dev/ttyS1 but 'cat /proc/interrupts' shows no serial devices at
> >IRQ 3 & 4.
> That's OK; the interrupts are only allocated when the port is actually
> opened. You see, you can't share interrupts at the same time between
> devices but 2 devices can use the same interrupt if they are not used
> at the same time. That's why IRQs are only allocated when used.
> >can dialout fine from minicom but ppp script fails
> >(can't initialize the modem).
> Smells like a modem problem. Maybe the modem is set to non-echo? Try using
> the init string from minicom in the ppp script.
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