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Re: dialup modem identification

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 10:00:27PM -0300, David Whelan wrote:
> I installed debian 2.2.20-idepci.on a Dell Inspiron 2500 laptop using an 
> old set of floppies I successfully installed some years back on another 
> machine, thinking that I would update later using apt. I do not have 
> broadband and need to get a dialup connection working but I cannot seem 
> to get my 3Com 3CXM556 PC Card modem identified. I have used modprobe to 
> install serial_cs, ds, and pcmcia_cs modules to no avail; do I have to 
> install yenta_socket module as well for this modem? Or am I going 
> horribly wrong?
> Regards,
Hi Dave Whelan,
if it is a pcmcia modem, you need modules for the modem and for the
pcmcia. So those seem to be correct, iirc. what does lspci show? have
you installed wvdial and wvdialconf and tryed to see if it can find the
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