[Techtalk] ISA PNP modem help

Conor Daly conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Mon Aug 5 23:08:49 EST 2002

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 12:42:27PM -0400 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
caitlynmaire at earthlink.net thought:
> System #1 has an IBM ISA PNP modem.  If I cat /proc/isapnp I see that it
> has been assigned IRQ 9.  It is listed as "inactive".  It doesn't
> respond on /dev/ttys0 - /dev/ttys2

I'm assuming you haven't forgotten the COM ports are called /dev/ttyS0 
(uppercase 'S') rather than /dev/ttys0 :-)

> System #2 has a US Robotics ISA PNP modem.  /proc/isapnp shows it as
> "active" with an IRQ of 5.  It also is non-responsive on any standard
> serial port.

This may be completely off track but I have seen at least one internal
(win)modem sitting up on /dev/ttyS14 (a Lucent winmodem IIRC).

Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>

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