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RE: Modem Problem



On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 09:00 -0500, Smith, Herb wrote:
> No.  If you reread my question you will see that I replaced my winmodem
> with a hardware modem precisely for that reason.  Kudzu seemed to detect
> the new modem fine and configure it.  I still get the error number 8
> when I try to activate it, however.
> 
> Is this discussed somewhere in the documentation?  Is there some
> reference that explains the meaning of the Error Number 8 ??
> 
> Herb
> 
> 
1. Please do not top post.  Reading this goes from the middle to the
bottom to the top.  Very hard to follow.

2.  If you have a hardware modem it should work with the standard serial
drivers.  You did not say what you are using or how you are getting the
error, so we really cannot provide much help without more detail.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard E Miles [mailto:r godzilla comcast net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 4:53 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Modem Problem
> 
> 
> On Wed, 6 Apr 2005 14:38:52 -0500
> "Smith, Herb" <herb smith2 boeing com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have FC3 and Windows XP set up as a dual boot system.  I recently 
> > installed a hardware modem to avoid issues with the WinModem that came
> 
> > with my new pc.  The modem seems to work fine on the windows side, but
> 
> > on the FC3 side I get an Error Number 8 when I try to activate it. It 
> > will not dial or anything.  Can someone tell me what this means?
> > 
> > Thanks in advanced.
> > 
> > Herb
> > 
> 
> You probably have what is known as a winmodem. It works in windows
> because
> their drivers include support for capabilities usually handled by the
> modem. If you have the hardware model numbers you can check at
> http://linmodems.org to see if there is a driver you can use for your
> modem.
> 
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