Installing modem

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Tue Jul 2 08:49:12 BST 2002

Quality Control wrote:
 > Dear Friend, I have a 56 KBPS hardware modem (Motorola make internal)
 > which is previosly used by me on Win98. Now I am install Linux with
 > KDE but I cannot use my modem. how can i configure it
 > Ajit ----- Original Message ----- From: Mariusz Pekala
 > <skoot at> To: <kde at> Sent: Tuesday, July 02,
 > 2002 3:51 AM Subject: Re: [kde] Installing modem
 >> Dnia pon 1. lipiec 2002 09:52, Quality Control napisaƂ:
 >>> Hi all,
 >>> I am trying to install Modem (Motorola SM56) but con't do this.
 >>> Please help me.
 >> Give up and buy some 'hardware' modem. SM56 is a 'software' modem,
 >> and as such
 >> it requires a complicated 'driver'. This 'driver' is written for
 >> Windows. You can see
 >> ,
 >> however I was not able to force this driver to work with newer
 >> kernels...
You don't quite appear to understand what a WinModem is.  Please read 
this site:

And then -- I don't intend to be rude -- take the question to a Linux 
installation news group.


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