Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Modem Installation


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Modem Installation
# 1  
Old 04-26-2002
Question Modem Installation

First things first, I am new to Unix. I've worked with Linux, and SCO. This will be my first real attempt to run a Unix system at home.

I have installed Caldera Openunix 8 on a PIII 350. The system seams to be working fine. I have US Robotics 56k modem installed, and configured in the PNP section of Sysadmin. The modem shows up as I would expect. When I go to the modem section and try to add a modem, none are recognised. If I try to manually add the modem it only allows me to select Com1 (dev\00m).

I have actually tried to manually configure the modem using the pins on the card. I can set the IRQ, and the port but I still can't access the port from with in Unix.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Mark
# 2  
Old 05-25-2002
help page for solaris\SVR4

have a look at the definitive Stokley guide
http://www.stokely.com/unix.serial.p...tutorials.html
now part of a Sun Solaris publication

jasmine (SCSA & MCSE)
 

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #133
Difficulty: Easy
The first prototypes of Linux were publicly released in 1991.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Solaris

Solaris 10 flash installation - fatal error. Solaris installation program exited.

Not very helpful to say the least. Seems to read the flar file and go through the upgrade and then come up with this error. Any ideas? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: psychocandy
1 Replies

2. Solaris

Modem

hi folks, i am looking for a analog modem to use it with a solaris9 sparc mashine. as far as i know, solaris communicates with the modem using AT-commands. so do i need a special modem for solaris or just a modem? i am open for everything. PCI-modem, seriell modem, usb modem. what are you using? i... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pressy
1 Replies

3. Solaris

Is the cable you are using a null modem cable or a modem cable

Hi all, Is there any difference between a null modem cable or a modem cable ? i assume that a null modem cable is a normal cable that i used from cpu serial ports to a modem for dialup. please correct if i am wrong, thks (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: waterbear
2 Replies

4. Solaris

installation of Solaris: installation bypasses network config.

hello solaris friends, I've tried installing Sun Solaris 10.0, but everytime it seems to bypass the network config. screen that looks similar to this...here's the url: http://www.hup.hu/old/images/hup/Solaris/Sol10beta7/9.png I'm able to install it all the way through but I get no... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: cadmiumgreen
2 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Modem - Test /dev/modem

Ok. I tried following the directions from some of the other threads, but I've hit a road block. I have red hat 7.3 and I installed the hcf package: hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03042700k2.4.18_3-1rh.i386.rpm It installed ok, no errors, but I still can't get linux to find my modem. I've tried... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lawadm1
2 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

modem

I have got Suse 8.0 by using a modem (US Robotics 56K Faxmodem Ext). During connection i got the error 16. I tried it under RedHat and Mandrake too.....same problem. What can i do ? Thanx...a lot... Logfile: SuSE Meta pppd (smpppd), Version 0.73 on zuhause. wwwoffle not is running ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Pennywize
1 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Modem

Pleaseee... Helpppp.... !!! I am using SCO Open Server 5.05. Recently, i have upgraded the system which means transfer all apps and data to the new system. Everything work well except one thing. On my old system i have an external modem which to dial out. Now that i use the same modem on... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jackpotp
4 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Modem problem: "Sorry, modem is busy"

Hi! I have a little prob with dialing up to the internet... When I try connect, it says "Sorry, modem is busy"... Specs: Laptop 56K modem Slackware 8.0 Kernel 2.4.5 Cheers;) (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: satan404
4 Replies

9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Modem

I've spent enough time trying to put on work Lucent Winmodem in my armada M300 (compaq laptop) I use Mandrake 8.0 but as soon as i get connected and prompmts appears modem shutsdown. Does any one had a similar situation, solved it? cheers (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: alex blanco
2 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Modem on HP-UX 10.20

Hi everyone I am having some real difficulties getting a dial in modem to work on one of my HP boxes. It's a mux modem on port 7 which I have set up at 9600 baud. I can dial in, the handshakes are completed, but then it returns incoherent characters on the emulation screen. I think my dial in... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: alwayslearningunix
1 Replies

Featured Tech Videos