?
Solved

Viking 33.6 PnP modem.. help?

Posted on 1999-01-13
5
Medium Priority
?
233 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I've been trying to configure Redhat 5.0 to access the net,
so far with little success. I've run isapnp as per the
how-tos and still am not connecting. Part of the problem I
think is that the info I've been using is largely fragmented, being from different sources. If I can have the
exact commands, paths, and everything from getting the modem recognized to getting ppp to work, that'd be great.
0
Comment
Question by:junglejym
[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
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:pongle
ID: 1632146
If the modem is a "windows" PNP modem the modem requires special drivers from windows to run.
I have a USR 33.6 PNP modem as well, and the only way I can get it to dial my isp is to set the jumpers manually then use "minicom" to dial.


0
 

Author Comment

by:junglejym
ID: 1632147
No jumpers...
and, are you talking about using windows drivers in Linux?

0
 

Expert Comment

by:pongle
ID: 1632148
My apologies for selecting answer, I was a new user of Experts Exchange.
I was just saying what I had done to fix the problem with my modem which was similar.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:eugenia020899
ID: 1632149
If the modem is a winmodem (check the documentation) it can be that it's completely useless in linux. "true" winmodems have no jumpers, and have much less hardware than normal modems, and can be used only under windows (no linux, no os/2, no dos) because specs aren't public. Check if yours is a winmodem, if it's so it's not worth trying to configurate it.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
jimyoung earned 200 total points
ID: 1632150
This program makes it easy to dialup any
ISP and configure modem.
Just download it from this site its free.
http://www.marko.net/software/index.html 
0

Featured Post

Get MongoDB database support online, now!

At Percona’s web store you can order your MongoDB database support needs in minutes. No hassles, no fuss, just pick and click. Pay online with a credit card. Handle your MongoDB database support now!

Question has a verified solution.

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

If you have a server on collocation with the super-fast CPU, that doesn't mean that you get it running at full power. Here is a preamble. When doing inventory of Linux servers, that I'm administering, I've found that some of them are running on l…
Introduction We as admins face situation where we need to redirect websites to another. This may be required as a part of an upgrade keeping the old URL but website should be served from new URL. This document would brief you on different ways ca…
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month9 days, 22 hours left to enroll

762 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