[Nottingham] Ububtu & dial-up networking
dob_3001 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 19 13:51:30 BST 2006
Sorry just relised that you had the url already... If
the machine has the correct drivers using pppconfig
and ppp-go to start should work.
If it doesn't then you may need to find the correct
Using lspci should confirm what the modem is.
--- James Dobson <dob_3001 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Check the wiki...
> --- Martin Kirk <martin at applab.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > i recently installed Ububtu 6.06 on my mum's
> > (at her request!).
> > i need to get her dial-up networking set up but
> > kind of lost when it comes
> > to modems.
> > i've got as far as running scanModem but sifting
> > through the resulting output
> > is making me dizzy (& the heat isn't helping...).
> > the modem is identified as "Broadcom Corporation
> > BCM4212 v.90 56k modem (rev
> > 02)"
> > the machine it's in is a Dell Dimension 2300 and i
> > think it's a softmodem but
> > i'm not sure.
> > the machine has no network card so i can't connect
> > it to the lan to download
> > stuff, but i can download elsewhere & transfer to
> > via cd-rom or usb-stick.
> > can anyone give me any pointers on identifying,
> > obtaining & installing the
> > correct modem drivers ?
> > i've pasted the contents of scanModem's
> > 'ModemData.txt' below, if there's any
> > other info i should provide, please let me know.
> > thanks,
> > martin.
> > scanModem, Ubuntu 6.06 LTS kernel 2.6.15-23-386
> > ------------ -------------- System information
> > ------------------------
> > Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
> > on System with processor: i686
> > currently under kernel: 2.6.15-23-386
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DialupModemHowto has good
> > general guidance.
> > DEVPPP=crw------- 1 root root 108, 0 2006-05-31
> > 02:15 /dev/ppp
> > A /dev/modem symbolic link is not present
> > USB modem not detected.
> > Checking for audio card
> > 0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel
> > Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM
> > (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev
> > Reading /proc/asound/pcm
> > 00-00: Intel ICH : Intel 82801DB-ICH4 : playback 1
> > capture 1
> > 00-01: Intel ICH - MIC ADC : Intel 82801DB-ICH4 -
> > MIC ADC : capture 1
> > 00-02: Intel ICH - MIC2 ADC : Intel 82801DB-ICH4 -
> > MIC2 ADC : capture 1
> > 00-03: Intel ICH - ADC2 : Intel 82801DB-ICH4 -
> > : capture 1
> > 00-04: Intel ICH - IEC958 : Intel 82801DB-ICH4 -
> > IEC958 : playback 1
> > The potentially supporting audio + modem drivers
> > now loaded on this System
> > are:
> > 0 snd_intel8x0
> > The kernel was assembled with compiler: 4.0.3
> > No compiler installed.
> > a gcc-4.0.3 package must be installed to support
> > driver compiling
> > If compiling a modem driver proves to be
> > one of the two procedures
> > must be followed.
> > If not yet on the Internet, put the Dapper install
> > CD in the drive
> > Open a terminal and therein:
> > $ sudo apt-get install gcc-4.0 make
> > Additionally the package
> > must be downloaded.
> > Goto http://packages.ubuntu.com/ and search for
> > linux-image-2.6.15-23-386
> > After downloading, it can be installed with:
> > $ sudo apt-get install linux-header*.deb
> > Or alternatively if online through Ethernet do:
> > $ sudo apt-get install build-essential
> > will do all the necessary installations mentioned
> > above.
> > In either installation case, set a symbolic link
> > which will be expected later:
> > $ sudo ln -s /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 /usr/bin/gcc
> > After check with:
> > $ ls -l /usr/bin/gcc*
> > which should display:
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 16 2006-07-09 21:53
> > /usr/bin/gcc -> /usr/bin/gcc-4.0
> > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 93584 2006-04-20 18:22
> > /usr/bin/gcc-4.0
> > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 16245 2006-04-20 18:13
> > /usr/bin/gccbug-4.0
> > -------------
> > Compiling utility make Not found.
> > -------------
> > Checking for kernel-headers needed for compiling.
> > Kernel-header resources needed for compiling are
> > not manifestly ready!
> > Modem candidates are at PCI_buses: 0000:01:04.0
> > Providing detail for device at 0000:01:04.0
> > with vendor-ID:device-ID
> > ----:----
> > Class 0703: 14e4:4212 Modem: Broadcom
> > BCM4212 v.90 56k modem
> > (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Generic])
> > SubSystem 1028:0001 Dell: Unknown device 0001
> > Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 32, IRQ
> > Checking for IRQ 169 sharing with modem.
> > O-APIC-level uhci_hcd:usb1, i915 at pci:0000:00:02.0
> > -----PCI_IDs-------
> > --CompilerVer-
> > Feature List: Primary Subsystem Distr
> > KernelVer kernel default CPU
> > ./scanModem test 14e4:4212 1028:0001
> > 2.6.15-23-386 4.0.3 none
> > i686
> > Information on several modem chipset providers is
> > provided below,
> > because ambiguities remain on the correct choice
> > supporting software.
> > == Checking PCI IDs through modem chip suppliers
> > Vendor 14e4 is BroadCom
> > 14e4:4212 is a BCM V.90 56k modem
> > There is a driver for 2.2.n kernels called
> > BCOM_WAN_V20.
> > Search for it at http://www.dell.com
> > However the code has not been updated for some
> > time.
> > For 2.4 kernels, fix by Giacomo Comes must be
> > used. See :
> > http://cengique.2y.net/~cengiz/BCMSM/
> > There is no support under 2.6.n kernels for the
> > 14e4:4212 BCM V.90 56k modem
> > When serving under softmodem controllers like the
> > Intel ICH series,
> > the Broadcom Subsystem 14e4:4d64 has mc97 codec
> > BCM64.
> > Kernels of version 2.6.6 or later are necessary.
> > See success reports:
> > http://oboc.ucdavis.edu/Marik/inspiron/
> > The support is achieved through a combination
> > 1) the snd-intel8x0m.ko of 2.6.n kernel
> > which provides a low
> > level interface with the modem;
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