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HI
On my system (gnome)red hurt linux is installed ,
I to having internall modem of motorola
but linux dose not detect my modem even cd provided
with modem dose not cointain any software
to install modem on linux.
 
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Modems and Linux does not go together well -- :-) The first thing you have to find out is whether your modem will work with Linux. If your modem is a PCI modem most probably it is a WinModem and will *not* work with Linux. Some development is going on now to support WinModem but I do not know whether a beta version of that is released.
If you want to find out whether your modem is PCI or not -- These are simple ways:
1. Open PC and check in which slot it is sitting. Normally PC has smaller slots (which are PCI) and larger ones (which are ISA). If it is sitting on a small slot then it is a PCI modem.
2. If your modem manual has install instructions for DOS or Win 3.1, it is not a WinModem and will work in Linux.
3. If you modem maual says "Specially designed for Windows 95/98/Me" then most probably it is WinModem.
If you have a PCI modem replace it with an external modem or an ISA modem. Go to How-to serial/modem config pages in linux.org and it covers install instructions clearly. Follow that.
-- Hope this helps and keep me posted

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Hari Gangadharan
Unix is user friendly..
but it chooses to whom it is friendly with!
 
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