Kirsten Winter | 6 May 03:50 2011
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which driver for this modem

Hi,

I am a bit stuck trying to set up my dial-up connection under
linux. Can anybody tell me what driver I need and where to get
it?

Thanks for your support,
Kirsten

This is my ModemData.txt:

 Only plain text email is forwarded by the  Discuss <at> Linmodems.org List 
Server,
 as HTML can contain viruses. Use as the email Subject Line:
           YourName, YourCountry  kernel 2.6.24-28-generic
 With this Subject Line cogent experts will be alerted, and useful case 
names left in the Archive.
 YourCountry will enable Country specific guidance. Linux experts in 
YourCountry
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dialup service.
Responses from Discuss <at> Linmodems.org are sometimes blocked by an 
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--------------------------  System information ----------------------------
CPU=i686,  Ubuntu ,  ALSA_version=1.0.16
Linux version 2.6.24-28-generic (buildd <at> palmer) (gcc version 4.2.4 
(Ubuntu 4.2.4-1ubuntu3)) #1 SMP Wed Nov 24 09:30:14 UTC 2010
 scanModem update of:  2011_02_04
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Antonio Olivares | 6 May 04:04 2011
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Re: which driver for this modem

Kirsten,

scanModem reports that you modem is supported by hsfmodem drivers:

Support type needed or chipset: hsfmodem

Writing DOCs/Intel.txt

For owners of a Dell PCs with Conexant HSF modems, a driver source
package with full speed enabled is available, but requires driver
compiling. Read DOCs/Conexant.txt

Modem support packages from Linuxant include resources for compiling
drivers. If an installer package matching your kernel_version  is not
provided,
just install a generic code package.

From  http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/downloads-ubuntu-x86.php
download hsfmodem-7.80.02.05full_k2.6.24_28_generic_ubuntu_i386.deb.zip
Under Linux unpack with:
$ unzip hsfmodem*.zip
Then install with:
$ sudo dpkg -i hsfmodem*.deb
Subsequently, the modem should be found with
$ sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
Edit in your personal information with:
$ sudo gedit /etc/wvdial.conf
and try dialing out with:
$ sudo wvdial.
See DOCs/Testing.txt  for details.
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Joe Herko | 6 May 05:52 2011
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Re: Joe USA Kernel 2.6.32-29-generic Martian Driver

Thank you for your previous responses.  I finally had an opportunity 
to work on the Ubuntu modem installation again.

I followed the installation commands that you provided, but used sudo 
checkinstall instead of sudo make install.  I did not notice any 
error messages.

I ran wvdialconf and created the wvdial.conf file.  I added the 
"Carrier Check = no" line and tried connecting to the Prodigy 
account.  It failed until I added the "Stupid mode = yes" line to the 
file.  I also found the "Ask Password = yes" option and added that 
line to the two dialing options.  I need to do some additional debug 
on the ATTGlobal connection.  But, you advice is welcome.

The modem is now working on one ISP connection from wvdial but not 
from GNOME PPP.  But I also see an error message in the wvdial log, 
"Cannot get information for serial port" (see log below).

When I try to use GNOME PPP, I get the dialog box asking for me to 
enter the password.  After entering the password, I get the message 
"Can not open the modem".  If I click setup, and search for a modem, 
I get the message "no modem was found on your system".

My questions:

         Are the wvdial and GNOME PPP serial port errors related?

         How do I enable GNOME PPP to recognize the modem?  Do I need 
to add some symbolic links?

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Jacques Goldberg | 6 May 08:59 2011
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Re: Joe USA Kernel 2.6.32-29-generic Martian Driver


Joe,
wvdial install its wvdial.conf   at explicit path /etc/wvdial.conf   by 
default (see man wvdial  and man wvdialconf  if you want it elsewhere).
Gnome-PPP does use wvdial exactly as you did, hiding it from your eyes, 
the eternal Windows vs Linux issue. Some people want to know what they 
do, most people seemingly insist on not knowing what they do.
Gnome-PPP stores wvdial.conf elsewhere.
Because the locationmay be distribution dependent, I will risk quoting

$HOME/.wvdial.conf

if you are in a hurry, and recommend this if you are sufficiently 
professional minded
to waste 5 minutes just in case the Gnome-PPP file might be located 
elsewhere or there
more than two:
sudo updatedb
sudo locate wvdial.conf
which will list all occurrences of wvdial.conf on your disk.study
updatedb takes time. Must be run at least once, and also when you 
suspect that the file
you look for may have been added or deleted since the lasr run of updatedb.

Once you have found the Gnome-PPP flavor of the file, compare it with 
the wvdialconf flavor
  which you have created and accordingly adjust the Gnome-PPP  flavor 
with your favorite editor.

I did NOT comprehensively review the document   
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Antonio Olivares | 6 May 14:02 2011
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Re: which driver for this modem

Kirsten,

Download the package I referenced and follow the instructions given.
If you encounter difficulties, please reply back to list as more
people can see your message and try to help find a way to get the
driver working.

You may get a generic package and build it.  Instructions are ther in
Conexant/Linuxant site:

http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/archive/hsfmodem-7.80.02.06full/hsfmodem_7.80.02.06full_i386.deb.zip

METHOD B: DEBIAN PACKAGE (*.deb)
If you have obtained the driver package in DEBIAN format:

1. install the package with "dpkg -i hsfmodem_{version}_{arch}.deb",
if apt-get or some other tool hasn't already done it for you.

2. if necessary, run "hsfconfig" to complete the installation, enter
license information, or to change your modem's configuration.

If you need to rebuild the Debian generic package from source, you can
get the TAR package, and from the top directory run: "make debdist". A
pre-compiled DEB package for the currently running kernel can be built
using "make debprecomp" instead.

Documentation is here as it was copied from page below:

http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/install.php

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Luc Filiatrault | 6 May 15:39 2011
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Luc Filiatrault Canada kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on Debian GNU/Linux sqeeze 2

Attached USB devices are:
 ID 04c1:3021 U.S. Robotics (3Com) 56k Voice FaxModem Pro

I only need this modem to send faxes.

Thanks,

Antonio Olivares | 6 May 15:48 2011
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Re: Luc Filiatrault Canada kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on Debian GNU/Linux sqeeze 2

Luc,

Please download scanModem and copy it to your linux partition.  Then
$ gunzip scanModem.gz
$ chmod +x scanModem
$ sudo ./scanModem
or
$ su -
passwd
# cd to-where-scanModem-is
# ./scanModem

send us ModemData.txt only.  Alternatively, you could run
$ sudo lsusb
and see if there's a way to find out something about your modem, if it
is a usb modem it could be supported natively try to see if wvdial
finds it
$ sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
it may find your modem?, in the case that it does you could see that
your port is /dev/ttyACM0 or /dev/ttyUSB0 or similar.
This hopefully could determine if your modem is supported or not.
Then for faxing, there are other issues to deal with.

Regards,

Antonio

On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 8:39 AM, Luc Filiatrault <luc <at> dsoinc.ca> wrote:
> Attached USB devices are:
>  ID 04c1:3021 U.S. Robotics (3Com) 56k Voice FaxModem Pro
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Jacques Goldberg | 6 May 16:13 2011
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Re: Luc Filiatrault Canada kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on Debian GNU/Linux sqeeze 2

Luc,

Your modem being a USB modem, the USB Id's which you quote are useless.

If this modem is recent, currently sold by US Robotics, please try to 
find the box, or copy from the device, absolutely everything which you 
csn see on the device and on the box.

If your modem is one of  models 5635 or 5637, then it definitely is not 
a Winmodem but a modem with a serial controller which does not need any 
driver except the standard Linux serial driver included in each Linux 
distribution by default.

If the model is different, you still can easily try your luck (i.e. not 
a winmodem) by simply applying  the command

sudo  wvdialconf

It your modem indeed contains a serial modem, wvdialconf will find and 
report a modem such as   /dev/ttyS0  or S1 or S2 etc... under the 
condition that you have powered up the modem before looking for it.

You then do not need wvdial to use it.

Use whatever dialler you like , to be configured with the  /dev/ttyS...  
detected by wvdialconf

Jacques

04c1:3021 U.S. Robotics (3Com) 56k Voice FaxModem Proer
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Antonio Olivares | 6 May 19:56 2011
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Re: Luc Filiatrault Canada kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on Debian GNU/Linux sqeeze 2

Luc,

This is copy of scanModem that you have sent me,  inline:

Only plain text email is forwarded by the  Discuss <at> Linmodems.org List Server,
 as HTML can contain viruses. Use as the email Subject Line:
           YourName, YourCountry  kernel 2.6.32-5-686
 With this Subject Line cogent experts will be alerted, and useful
case names left in the Archive.
 YourCountry will enable Country specific guidance. Linux experts in
YourCountry
 can be found through: http://www.linux.org/groups/index.html.
They will know your Country's modem code, which may be essential for
dialup service.
Responses from Discuss <at> Linmodems.org are sometimes blocked by an
Internet Provider mail filters.
 So in a day, also check the Archived responses at http://www.linmodems.org
--------------------------  System information ----------------------------
CPU=i686,  debian ,  ALSA_version=1.0.21
Linux version 2.6.32-5-686 (Debian 2.6.32-31) (ben <at> decadent.org.uk)
(gcc version 4.3.5 (Debian 4.3.5-4) ) #1 SMP Tue Mar 8 21:36:00 UTC
2011
 scanModem update of:  2011_02_04

/etc/lsb-release not found

Presently install your Linux Distributions dkms package. It provides
for automated driver updates,
following upgrade of your kernel.  For details see
http://linux.dell.com/projects.shtml#dkms
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Brian | 6 May 20:05 2011
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Brian, CANADA, kernel 2.6.35-22-generic

Hello,

I am a very new Linux user, and have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a new
AMD machine. I do have some very limited experience with Solaris, and
running some Unix commands. I am unfortunately in an area that only has
dial-up Internet service available. I need to get a modem working and wish
to try the Winmodem I have installed. I have installed and successfully run
the scanmodem tool which has yielded the following output. I am uncertain
what to do next. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thank-you very much for your time and attention!

The following is the text of the Modemdata.txt file generated by scanmodem
on my system:

Only plain text email is forwarded by the  Discuss <at> Linmodems.org List
Server,
 as HTML can contain viruses. Use as the email Subject Line:
           YourName, YourCountry  kernel 2.6.35-22-generic 
 With this Subject Line cogent experts will be alerted, and useful case
names left in the Archive.
 YourCountry will enable Country specific guidance. Linux experts in
YourCountry 
 can be found through: http://www.linux.org/groups/index.html.
They will know your Country's modem code, which may be essential for dialup
service.
Responses from Discuss <at> Linmodems.org are sometimes blocked by an Internet
Provider mail filters.
 So in a day, also check the Archived responses at http://www.linmodems.org 
--------------------------  System information ----------------------------
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