Was it Eamonn Shinners who wrote on Friday 29 March 2002 10:50:
> Hi Guys,
> Just installed Mandrake8.2 on my laptop, so far so
> good. I have a Xircom cardbus combined nic/modem stuck
> in the side of it, which has worked fine until now.
> Unfortunately, the modem side of things doesn't
> work anymore, the nic is still flying along. I
> downloaded the latest source for lt_modem ( 6.00c2 )
> and also tried the rpm ( 6.00b15 ).
> The modem is being detected, but it locks up the
> whole system, the only answer being the power switch.
> Does anybody have ideas what to try next, or has
> somebody overcome in the week or so since 8.2 was
> Buying a different modem is not an option
>I would imagine killing the correct process should get you out of that (e.g.
card services). Have you checked out /etc/serial.opts? cat -ing around
/proc/interrupts and suchlike might give you a hint (e.g. /etc/serial.opts
wants irq10, but the sound has that). Another thing is the access; pcmcia
(People Can't Remember Computer Industry Acronyms) was 16 bit - cardbus is 32
bit AFAIK. Compatability? Also try
grep -r *.rpmiorig /etc and
grep -r *.rpmnew /etc
That will throw up config files where there was one previous to the install.
If the install backed up and overwrote, or simply put a new config as the
If the modem is being detected, but hangs when you talk to it, it's a basic
problem. As a last resort, go and bleat on a Mandrake list; They have 2 -
newbie & expert. The first is for windoze users, and the second for big
heads. The only experts are Mandrake's.
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