From: Ciaran Mac Lochlainn (ciaran17 at domain eircom.net)
Date: Fri 21 Sep 2001 - 00:39:32 IST
I think what you have is a "Winmodem" which means it needs specially written
software to make it work. Windows will have the software already, so that's
why it is working there. The problem is, Linux support for winmodems is a
recent development and not all winmodem chipsets are supported on Linux.
To cut a long story short, (you said) SuSE supports your modem, and my guess
from the device names you mentioned is that it's ttyAcm0. So you meed to set
your modem to /dev/ttyAcm0, try that and if it doesn't work you can try the
If you need more info try http://www.linmodem.org
(this e-mail was brough to you using a Lucent winmodem with SuSE 7.0)
On Thursday 20 September 2001 13:56, Brian G wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently installed SuSE 7.2 but have run into problems with my modem.
> This is my first attempt at SuSE so bear with me.
> (please reply directly as i am not yet on the list...thanks!)
> I have checked that my modem is supported on the suse website and it says
> it it supported in the kernel, which i reckon is good.
> In KDE when i check in KDE Control Centre under System -> Communication
> Controllers it lists my correct modem - HCF 56k PCI Modem (Communication
> Controller). However when i try to configure my modem through YAST2 it does
> not see it, and says "using unrecognised modem if present".
> I have set my modem as /dev/ttys0 is this right?
> i can choose from /dev/modem (default), /dev/ttyAcm0 (1/2/3) or ttyS0
> When i try to connect to my provider (Eircom - subscription account) with
> KInternet, i get the following message:
> Sending ATZ.
> Modem not responding.
> BTW modem works fine through windozs.
> Anyone have any ideas as this is the only thing holding me back from
> dumping windoze completely.
> Thanks in advance.
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