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Re: Making Linux recognize COM5



Not necessarily.  I have an ActionTec call waiting PCI modem, that is a
hardware modem and works quite nicely in Linux and COM5.  In the old days
when modems had jumpers you could move them to any number of COM ports,
after all it's just another IO block.

Stew Benedict

On Sun, 10 Jun 2001, Statux wrote:

> What I can tell you is that if it runs on COM5, then it's gotta be
> emulated via software. What's the IRQ DOS/Windows uses for it? Regular
> modems run on ttyS0-ttyS3 and on IRQ 4 or 3, depending. Winmodems
> typically run on COM3 or higher and on a higher IRQ (ie. 9 or 10).
> 
> On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 10 Jun 2001, Daniel wrote:
> >
> > > Calling Anyone out there,
> > >     I have an internal modem (AceR V.90 56K) installed on COM5 of the
> > > computer.  I am trying to configure my Internet connection but Linux could
> > > not find my modem since COM5 is out of Linux's serial port range /dev/ttyS0
> > > to /dev/ttyS3.  Are there anyway around this without physically changing
> > > the link between the internal modem and computer.
> > >
> > > Thanks in Advance.
> > >
> > > Regard,
> > >
> > > Daniel.
> > >
> > >
> > I do not know this modem, but it sounds like it may be a "winmodem" with
> > it being on COM 5.  If this is the case, you will need a driver for it.
> > There are not too many drivers for this type of modem out there.
> >
> > If it is not a "winmodem", you can use setserial to configure a serial
> > port for the IO and IRQ it is using.
> >
> > Mikkel
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