sean.bruno at dsl-only.net
Fri Feb 22 22:52:52 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 17:40 -0500, max wrote:
> Sean Bruno wrote:
> >> > --
> >> Can you post the output of lspci -vv for your modem please?
> >> Sean
> >> -
> >> Here you go and thanks for the help.
> >> 01:09.0 Communication controller: Conexant HCF 56k Data/Fax Modem (rev
> >> 08)
> >> Subsystem: Aztech System Ltd Dell Mercury - MDP3880-U(B) Data Fax
> >> Modem
> >> Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop-
> >> ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
> >> Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort-
> >> <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
> >> Latency: 32
> >> Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
> >> Region 0: Memory at ea000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
> >> Region 1: I/O ports at 9000 [size=8]
> >> Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
> >> Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=55mA PME(D0
> >> +,D1-,D2-,D3hot+,D3cold-)
> >> Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
> >> Thanks,
> >> Max
> > Isn't this one of those s/w modems? I think you will need to buy the
> > "conextant" drivers or use the NDIS wrapper with the windows driver.
> > http://www.linuxant.com
> I didn't think it was but you maybe right. I read that a great many
> conextant modems were compatible which is why I went with that modem. I
> will have to double check to make sure this one is hardware modem, can
> you tell by looking at the board?what would i look for? Would
> ndiswrapper give me all the functionality i need here? I have a somewhat
> large collection of internal modems at my disposal. Does anyone know of
> an internal modem that is compatible with linux? It doesn't have to be
> red hat based linux , though that is my preference. I appreciate the help.
I think that the easiest way to tell is to visually inspect the board.
The ones that have a large amount of components, in my experience, are
Also, if you put the modem into your box and you can see a TTY appear in
the boot dmesg(dmesg|grep -i tty), then linux has recognized and
assigned it to a serial interface and you should be good to go.
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