[Nottingham] SuSE 8.1 / ltmodem

James Gibbon nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Mon Jul 21 11:28:10 2003

I installed SuSE 8.1 on my spare PC yesterday, and I'd like to get
its ltmodem working if poss. I've had it working with with various
flavours of Mandrake & RedHat in the past, and it's worked very

So, after a quick uname check, I downloaded
ltmodem-kv_2.4.19_4GB-8.26a9-1.i386.rpm and attempted to install
it. No joy - it complains that "k_deflt = 2.4.19-4GB" is needed.

Now, I do have k_deflt installed, but it's k_deflt-2.4.19-74. Yet
uname reports that my kernel is 2.4.19-4GB, and in fact many of the
files provided by k_deflt-2.4.19-74 have "2.4.19-4GB" in their

I did try experimenting by installing the ltmodem rpm with --nodep,
but my box froze when I tried to dial out.

Anyone actually got an ltmodem running under SuSE 8.1?