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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Linux on Dell Inspiron 1100

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  • L.V.Gandhi
    On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 13:37:16 -0000, Vincent Hide ... As you can see the subsystem is broadcom not pctel. even in same i1150, chips are different like that in
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      On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 13:37:16 -0000, Vincent Hide
      <chipperstuff@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi There,
      >
      > I am running Redhat 9 on my Dell inspiron 1100 and am having trouble with
      > the modem! I have read the great article at
      > http://www.geocities.com/randomnumbergenerator2001/ and followed the
      > instructions but to no avail.
      >
      > This is the output of lspci -v for the modem:
      >
      > 00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801DB AC'97 Modem (rev 02) (prog-if 00
      > [Generic])
      > > Subsystem: Broadcom Corporation: Unknown device 4d64
      > > Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
      > > I/O ports at c400 [size=256]
      > > I/O ports at c080 [size=128]
      > > Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
      >
      > I ascertained from this that I should download pctel-0.9.7-9.tar, I did this
      > and followed the instructions at
      > http://www.geocities.com/randomnumbergenerator2001/.
      >
      > I ran the configure script as directed, but the output was different....
      >
      > ./configure --with-hal-i8xx
      > use -auto to try to guess your modem and install it automatically
      > use -manual to only generate the makefile
      >
      > From this I assumed that I should do this:
      >
      > ./configure -manual --with-hal-i8xx
      > checking for running kernel version...2.4.20
      > checking for ptserial...ptserial-2.4.7.c
      > checking for gcc...3.2.2
      > searching for kernel includes...found at /usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/include/
      > checking for
      > modversions.h.../usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/include//linux/modversions.h
      > checking for kernel_version...UTS_RELEASE is 2.4.20-8
      >
      > please enter your hal type
      > choose one of: pct789, cm8738, i8xx, sis, via686a
      > hal type:
      >
      > At the above prompt I entered: i8xx and was returned to the prompt with no
      > output.
      >
      > I then changed line 312 of /src/ptserial/ptserial-2.4.7.c from
      > #define PCI_DEVICE_ID_I845 0x2486
      > to
      >
      > #define PCI_DEVICE_ID_I845 0x24c6
      >
      > I then did 'make' and 'make install' and received no errors.
      >
      > [root@localhost src]# insmod -f pctel
      > Using /lib/modules/2.4.20-8/misc/pctel.o
      > insmod: a module named pctel already exists
      > [root@localhost src]# insmod -f ptserial
      > Using /lib/modules/2.4.20-8/misc/ptserial.o
      > insmod: a module named ptserial already exists
      >
      > ok, so it appears I have made a problem here by running something more
      > than once. Anyhow I probed for a modem and no modem has subsequently been
      > found....
      >
      > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
      As you can see the subsystem is broadcom not pctel. even in same
      i1150, chips are different like that in i600m. sl-modem-alsa is
      supposed to work. I am yet to be sucessful with that modem.

      --
      L.V.Gandhi
      http://lvgandhi.tripod.com/
      linux user No.205042
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