> I was using a generic 33.6 modem running Redhat 5.? and didn't have to
> configure anything (modem-wise) to get the ppp interface to work. I just
> bought a USRobotics 56K Winmodem to use with my dual boot Win95/Linux Redhat
> I am able to get it to work with Win95, but can't get it to work with Linux.
> Do I need to update a driver? I don't even know how to change the settings
> -- where the system looks for the device, etc... I checked the make config
> options for configuring the kernel, but didn't see anything about modems.
work with Linux.
What happened here isn't really that unusual. The Winmodems are driven
by Windows drivers, rather than internal hardware, and they won't work
with other operating systems because the other OS's are expecting to be
able to send an AT code to the modem and have it start up, not write to
I'm sorry to have to tell you that, but it is the only answer I have at