> USRobotics sportster 28800 fax modem - I'm using Caldera (linux_red hat).
> I wanted to know how or where do u start in installing(configuring) this.
> At boot linux sees the serial ports but does not specify the modem-does it
> have to?
> Is seeing the ports enough, and I just need to configure DIP ?
> Where do u start?
I am using an external USRobotics sportster 28800/33600 fax modem on
You have to read PPP-Howto, ISP-howto, and "Redhat tips for PPP".
You can get Howto docs from sunsite and Redhat tips from Redhat's web
Once you read them, its not difficult and it all works. Remember to use
proper kernel version and pppd version combination. For 2.0.x kernel
use pppd 2.2.0f version.
I can give you a USRobotics sportster 28800 fax modem specific tip.
Here is my modem init string: