Don't give up! :)
Have you been able to get the modem to make a phone call, and had the
modem at the other end answer?
Does it make the nails-down-a-blackboard noise after it connects?
Does the noise finish after a few seconds?
Does the modem RX light flash at any time?
Does your chewing gum lose its flavour on the bedpost overnight?
On Sun, 2004-08-29 at 18:35, A.Mac Hugh wrote:
> Hi I hope some here can help me. Last night I finally dual booted my Laptop
> (Packard Bell M5) with mandrake 10 community edition (May issue of Linux
> Format. There just one problem, can't get the internet to work. It look
> like mandrake doesn't recognizes the modem, so I got hold of a PCMIA card
> modem which I new worked with Linux, I still had no luck .So I booted in to
> windows to see which ports they attached to ,COM3&4 ,went back in to Linux
> and tried them, it still did work.
>> While in Linux some messages came up, can't find /etc/resovl.conf ask you
> system addmiastration to create it, so I log in to root and created
> it. Then said can not find /dev/modem so I created it too. Also there was
> some message saying couldn't find modem in /mtab and /fstab I think these
> were in the /ect.. I tried all I know, which is a lot as still new to Linux.
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