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Re: Making Linux recognize COM5



How did you make Linux detect COM5?  I tried letting Linux search for my modem but it couldn't detect it.  Manually setting the ttyS didn't worked either.

Daniel.

> 
> From: Stew Benedict <stewb centurytel net>
> Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 08:36:35 -0400 (EDT)
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: 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
> > >  --
> > >
> > >     Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
> > >  for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.
> > >
> > >
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