Linux Mandrake 6.0 modem trouble...

I have a Diamond SupraMAX PCI Voice 56k modem.  My modem works fine in Win98SE.  The problem im having is when i try to use it in linux, (kpppd) says Sorry the modem is busy.  I installed the modem with "netcfg" and used modem tool to configure the right comm port (com3)  whats wrong???
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ghostarAsked:
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ILLUSIONCommented:
OK your problem is that the modem is a software modem(winmodem).  Linux has no support for software modems.
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ghostarAuthor Commented:
since this was an easy ques. (im giving you all the points)  could u answer another one?  it is i also have a diamond supraexpress 28.8 pnp, i had it installed 2.  it wouldnt work either, it would pick up the line but never dial.  thanks!
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ILLUSIONCommented:
OK does the modem have jumpers?  Assuming it does then you can set it to com2 and disable the searil port2 in the bios and then it should work
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ghostarAuthor Commented:
no jumpers its a pnp
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ILLUSIONCommented:
OK let me research this I will post in a day or so
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ghostarAuthor Commented:
thanks a 1,000,000
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