help with Fedora core 7 dial-up connection

Claude Jones claude_jones at
Sun Jun 10 20:17:40 UTC 2007

On Sunday June 10 2007 3:16:41 pm E. Robert Tisdale wrote:
> I have installed Fedora Core 7 on my hp pavillion a730n desktop computer
> with a U.S.Robotics(Mod - 5610B) internal modem (PCI bus) and on another
> older computer with a 56K Fles Rockwell internal modem (ISA bus).
> I don't think that either system detects the internal modem (there is no
> /dev/modem).

There's a linux driver for your 5610b modem there. I've used it successfully 
in the past but I have a memory of having to 'fool' around with it a little. 
Sorry I couldn't be more specific, but it's been a long time since I had to 
worry about a modem. But I've had your exact model running under earlier 
versions of Fedora. 

Good luck on getting that laptop modem to work, however. Try for 

Claude Jones
Levit & James, Inc.
Leesburg, VA

More information about the fedora-list mailing list