pcmcia modem is not working

pcmcia modem is not working

Post by igori.. » Sat, 17 Jun 2000 04:00:00



i plead ignorance.
please point me in the right direction.
i have a generic pc card modem on my laptop,
it works fine with w98 and linux,
but i cant figure out how to run it with freebsd
i suspect i need to add a pc card support module to the kernel,
but i'm not sure because i have never messed with this before
and fear change.
i installed 3.3 freebsd off cd, and have not done any customizing
to the kernel to date.
btw, i tried querying modem with kppp, it finds it ok,
but the output window is blank, whereas under linux it is
full of juicy tidbits re: modem setup.
thanks,
igor

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Here's a syslog snapshot:

Jun 15 15:18:16 tossu-II cardmgr[3815]: initializing socket 0
Jun 15 15:18:16 tossu-II cardmgr[3815]: socket 0: Serial or Modem
Jun 15 15:18:16 tossu-II cardmgr[3815]: executing: 'insmod /lib/modules/2.2.14/pcmcia/serial_cs.o'
Jun 15 15:18:17 tossu-II kernel: tty00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 10) is a 16550A
Jun 15 15:18:17 tossu-II cardmgr[3815]: executing: './serial start ttyS0'

bash-2.03# setserial /dev/modem, UART: 16550A, Port: 0x03f8, IRQ: 10

So it seems to initialize OK but that darn thing just doesn't respond to
anything... For example minicom just hangs when trying to exit before
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Help?

Roope

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