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Re: SOLVED: Modem in Debian

On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 07:15:55PM +0000, Pantor wrote:
> Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> >On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 10:02:42AM +0000, Pantor wrote:
> >>Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> >>>On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 08:28:06AM +0900, David Palmer wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>>Or provide yourself with a fax facility.
> >>>Especially handy if tied up with an LPD spool.  Makes someone's fax
> >>>machine as easy as the printer beside you.
> >>>
> >>That is allright, but how to make modem working?
> >
> >OK.  Serial stuff.
> >
> >I've never had a PCI modem, only ISA internal and external modems.
> >
> >Do PCI modems show up in dmesg with what ttyS? they've been assigned?
> >
> >check dmesg and see what it says.
> >
> >Do you have a manual for this modem to tell you what serial parameters
> >are default?
> >
> >Install minicom so that you can try talking to the modem.  Read the man
> >page.
> >
> >You may need to intstall setserial so that you can set up the serial
> >port presented by the modem.
> >
> No, dmesg says nothing. Modem is going out of PC.

Don't give up.

What about 
$ dmesg | grep -i tty

What serial ports show up; any more than are present on the box (other
than the modem)?  The highest-numbered one will likely be the modem.


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