Has the modem ever worked in any Linux distribution before like Mepis? I was just gonna get to this thread now. ONLY “hard modems” are really supported under Linux. You can lookup those AT modem commands on Google if that helps. I looked at it deeply and there was c. I’m not sure why, but you need to open it so that it “registers” your Ubuntu CD with the package management system so that you can enter in the command in step 2c.

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It’s a pain because you have to boot to the old kernel, connect to the Internet, and install the appropriate linux-headers package for the new kernel. I also got my modem working under ubuntu 6.

A lot of folks here are having problems with the driver; specifically rebooting causes the modem to no longer work. So I read these helps and began to realise that there might be a routing problem- that the pppd might be looking at my LAN card for it’s connection.

I am unable to connect Damn Small Linux 4. I’ll try to figure out a script for the pc in question. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


I want to improve this guide to make it as simple as possible for newbies and also make sure everything in it is accurate. We need to edit this file and specify your ISP’s phone number and your username and password. The modem dialed out but then later hung up: I didn’t use any ‘special settings’ here. To use ScanModem check out this link: Is there anyway to get inttel to compile under a bit kernel? Your modem is definitely supported.

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A hard modem is a REAL modem that contains the necessary circuitry to maintain network connections. For those reasons I prefer wvdial. It seems to me that having to mess with init strings is an ISP thing.

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Keep in mind that the guide is for a fresh install of Dapper.

However I’ll still be grateful if I could manage my connections from the graphical dialer interface than this Terminal. He wouldn’t inteel it to the end But then again this wouldn’t solve the initial problem: What I would like to do now, is to provide my father with a script, that does all these steps automatically, so that I don’t have to walk him through the installation process.


ALL these modems are “soft modems” because the USB interface allows the computer to communicate with the computer fast enough that the modem can be controlled by software not hardware.

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Finally, reinstall Dapper from scratch and try to get the modem to work. Blastus, I managed to get it working alright by going back to the kernel. I was able to ping a website and surf to it with my browser Konqueror. I have pasted the mail and also uploaded the zipped version of martian Damn Small Linux will not connect.

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No need to be fancy, just an overview. I’ve always compiled them. Attached are 2 files.