Good luck with that modem as it's a Winmodem and relies heavily on the
virtual device drivers.
Try Gateways US site or pop off an email to their support crowd if you
have no luck let me know and I'll make a phone call for you
From: Larkin Cunningham [mailto:lcunningham at ddsi.decare.com]
Sent: 07 October 1999 11:56
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] New Gateway PCs...
I recently upgraded my PC to a Gateway 2000 450MHz PIII. I then
install RH6.0 and it was quite successful. I am having problems though
couple of the cards in my PCI slots. They are the modem - a Telepath
56K(Wimbledon model) - and the sound card a Soundblaster Audio 64D. I
am just wondering if anybody out there has bought a Gateway recently and
installed Linux. Is the modem one of those Winmodems (It is a gateway
modem, so info is scarce on the ground and Gateway don't even mention
their websites)? I have used all the necessary setup tools and dialing
to try and AT the modem but no OK comes back. KPPP says that that ttyS0
modem is in COM1:) is busy. Do I have any alternative but to buy a
external modem? Has anyone managed to get plug-n-play going to have a
recognised? As for the sound card, it should be supported - I think.
use "esd" to try for sound, it fails. Shouldn't there be a dev/dsp
don't seem to have it; perhaps it is created at installation if a
Any help would be much appreciated - even if it is to put me out of my
and tell me that neither is supported!
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