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SuSE Linux 9.0 Pro and ANY modem...

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I recently loaded SuSE Linux 9.0 Pro on my machine, and the long and short of it is that NO MODEM will work with it.

I've set up the Earthlink account correctly; I setup KPPP correctly (both from my own knowledge and from the KPPP Help File); I utilized the setserial command and created symbolic links from /dev/ttyS0 to /dev/modem; I've done darn near everything that is obvious.  However, no matter what I do, when I go into KPPP and do a 'Modem Query', it will find the modem, and say "Modem Ready" but when it finishes querying the AT's, it brings up a box and displays....nothing.  Nothing on any of the AT lines.  This is the case for ANY modem.  I got this for 3 separate modems.  Once with a Win/Linmodem, once with an external Creative Modem Blaster Flash 56K (parallel connection), and once with a US Robotics 5610B controller based modem.  (This last modem had NO problems being setup under RH9.)

Can anyone help?
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u can try to create devices one more time and see if it works.

cd dev; ./MAKEDEV -v ttyS0

MAKEDEV is a script to create devices.  It's located on redhat boxes at /dev/MAKEDEV and you can find more info with:
man 8 MAKEDEV(it should be on suse too.)
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The first two modems you've tried seem a bit iffy to me as they are non-standard items. The US Robotics should work if the hardware is correctly detected. The first thing I'd suggest is that you disable the any on-board COM ports and that you see if your BIOS allows disabling on PnP mode. Frequently that's all that's necessary to get a controller based PCI modem to work. Then I'd suggest that you use 'dmesg' to see if the system detected the modem and what tty device has been allocated to it.
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