?
Solved

Modem IRQ Settings

Posted on 1997-12-24
5
Medium Priority
?
253 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
I have an AT&T Pentium computer with a 19.2 modem which was set up for Com port 3 (the modem and sound card are integrated and on the PCI bus).  I installed a ZOOM 56K flex modem in an ISA bus and windows put the modem on Com port 4 and IRQ 11.  The new modem works great, but when I tried to install a HP 5P Scsi Scanner it would not work and it fouled up the new modem.  I took the scanner off and reloaded the modem software and the modem works again.  I would like to put the scanner back on but am not sure how to do this.
Roy Waller
0
Comment
Question by:rfwrfw
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
fsimo earned 300 total points
ID: 1144605
Probably the SCSi adapter is not Plug & Play, read the manual and try to find the Irq setting for the adapter.
Move it to an different IRQ.
If it doesn't work go to Control Panel, choose System, Device Manager, Prots, Comm4, Properties, Resources. And unmark Use automatic settings. Then change the IRQ for Modem.

I hope it help you.

0
 

Author Comment

by:rfwrfw
ID: 1144606
Thanks for the response.  I will try your suggestion later.  Would a full SCSI card like an adaptec board work better in this situation.  I have access to this board from a friend and I am considering one of those CD ROMS that you can write to one time.

Roy Waller
0
 

Author Comment

by:rfwrfw
ID: 1144607
I checked the control panel, systems, device mgr, properties, and found the modems, but com4 was not included in the list.  any suggestions? I know I am using com4 and irg 11.
Roy Waller
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:j2
ID: 1144608
the scsi card included with the SJ scanners are a bit wierd.. they can ONLY use IRQ11. SO you have to move your COm card.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rfwrfw
ID: 1144609
Thanks for the reply, especially on Christmas Day.  I will try to manually re-install the modem to irq 3 and com4.  I took the scanner back to sams, but I may try another one if I can get the com port irq moved.  I can also get the adaptec full scsi card from my friend to see if that helps.

Thanks again.

Roy Waller
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will step through configuring a SonicWALL appliance to utilize an internal DHCP server for Global VPN Client (GVC) hosts.  There are times when using an external (external to the SonicWALL) DHCP server, such as Windows Servers, isn’t pr…
Before I go to far, let's explain HA (High Availability) and why you should consider it.  High availability is the mechanism used to provide redundancy to any service at the same site and appears as a single service to the users of that service.  As…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
In this video, Percona Solutions Engineer Barrett Chambers discusses some of the basic syntax differences between MySQL and MongoDB. To learn more check out our webinar on MongoDB administration for MySQL DBA: https://www.percona.com/resources/we…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month14 days, 11 hours left to enroll

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question