Re: modem user
Subject: modem user
Date: Mon, Mar 01, 1999 at 04:40:38PM -0600
In reply to:Fethi A. Okyar
Quoting Fethi A. Okyar(email@example.com):
> The last thing I expected to have problems with during my
> recent hamm installation (2.0.34) was with the modem, but
> guess what?
> I spent a couple hours for the configuration, and figuring
> which jumper switches to use, my modem is using ttyS3. By
> the way does anybody think it would be easier to use the
> PnP mode, rather than hardwiring to COM3,IRQ4 ?
> The problem I'm having right now, is I can only run programs
> such as minicom or seyon, when I have root privilages !
> I tried creating a symbolic link to /dev/ttyS3, called it
> /dev/modem, and even when I used this ordinary users still
> cannot access the modem.
> Help will greatly be appreciated !
Did you check permissions on /dev/ttyS3... Whoa ttyS3 isn't COM 3 its
COM 1 & 3 use IRQ 4 ( ttyS0 & ttyS2)
COM 2 & 4 use IRQ 3 ( ttyS1 & ttyS3)
> Research Assistant
> MMAE Dept. IIT
Bringing computers into the home won't change either one, but may
revitalize the corner saloon.
Wayne T. Topa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- modem user
- From: "Fethi A. Okyar" <email@example.com>