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Sun May 09 2010 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.21.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.21powerpc.

    Sun May 09 2010 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Wed Oct 21 2009 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.20.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.20powerpc.

    Wed Oct 21 2009 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Wed Apr 29 2009 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.19.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.19powerpc.

    Wed Apr 29 2009 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Thu Dec 18 2008 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.18.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.18powerpc.

    Thu Dec 18 2008 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Tue Sep 09 2008 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.17.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.17powerpc.

    Tue Sep 09 2008 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Fri Jun 20 2008 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.16.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.16powerpc.

    Fri Jun 20 2008 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Mon Mar 24 2008 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.15.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.15powerpc.

    Mon Mar 24 2008 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Fri Oct 19 2007 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.14.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.14powerpc.

    Fri Oct 19 2007 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Thu May 10 2007 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.13.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.13powerpc.

    Thu May 10 2007 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Thu Mar 01 2007 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.12.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.12powerpc.

    Thu Mar 01 2007 -

  • Reduced stack consumption to accommodate smaller 4k kernel stacks.
  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Wed Jan 31 2007 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.11.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.11powerpc.

    Wed Jan 31 2007 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Fri Feb 17 2006 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.10.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.10powerpc.

    Fri Feb 17 2006 -

  • Fixed flow-control issue upon device open.
  • Merged USB code with HSF.
  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.
  • Improved patching facility.

    Wed Dec 07 2005 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.09.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.09powerpc.

    Wed Dec 07 2005 -

  • Fixed PAGE_OFFSET issue causing crashes during initialization on some systems.
  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.
  • Improved patching facility.

    Fri Oct 21 2005 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.08.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.08powerpc.

    Fri Oct 21 2005 -

  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels and distributions.

    Thu Sep 22 2005 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.07.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.07powerpc.

    Mon Sep 19 2005 -

  • Added --patch option to config script for easier installation of patches.
  • Improved Debian and Gentoo compatibility.
  • Improved compatibility with newer kernels.

    Mon Jun 20 2005 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.06.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.06powerpc.

    Mon Jun 20 2005 -

  • Added support for Fedora Core 4.
  • Added support for gcc 4.0.
  • Added support for pre-built debian binary packages.
  • Added checks to warn about kernel configuration options which are known to be problematic on some systems.
  • Added support for Freedows.
  • Added detection of Ubuntu, Knoppix, Mepis and Freedows distributions.
  • Improved kernel header checks.

    Wed Mar 09 2005 -

  • Fixed small bug in NVM uninstall.
  • Added check to ensure install partition supports symbolic links.

    Thu Mar 03 2005 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.05.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.05powerpc.

    Thu Mar 03 2005 -

  • Added support for 2.6.11 kernels.

    Fri Dec 31 2004 -

  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.04powerpc.

    Fri Dec 31 2004 -

  • PPC execve issue.

    Thu Dec 30 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.03.

    Thu Dec 30 2004 -

  • Compatibility improvements.
  • Fixed OsSleep() bug.

    Tue Dec 14 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.02.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.02powerpc.

    Tue Dec 14 2004 -

  • Various compatibility improvements.
  • Added --uninstall option to config script.
  • Centralized .in file generation.
  • Modified scripts to use /var/run/ for temp files.
  • Fixed pppd connect / deadlock issue under 2.6.
  • Fixed reading /proc/driver/hsf/*/lastcallstatus with non-zero offset.
  • Changed module install location from /lib/modules/`uname -r`/misc to /lib/modules/`uname -r`/extra.

    Mon Nov 15 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04111500.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04111500powerpc.

    Mon Nov 15 2004 -

  • Fixed module building issues.

    Fri Nov 12 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04111200.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04111200powerpc.

    Fri Nov 12 2004 -

  • Added pre-built binary packages for Sun JDS Release 2.
  • Added udev rules for newer distributions.
  • Fixed USB interface issues.
  • Removed inline attribute for osusb.c:ChangeUrbListEntryState().
  • Removed obsolete serial probeall line from modules.conf.
  • Improved compatibility with kernel build environment.
  • Clarified messages about conflicting modules.

    Tue Aug 24 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04082400.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04082400powerpc.

    Mon Aug 23 2004 -

  • Added automatic detection and disabling of conflicting modules.
  • Added rc startup script to automatically build kernel modules if necessary (and feasible, only with generic packages) and load them.
  • Added support for /etc/modprobe.d and workaround for udev (modules remain loaded after installation).

    Thu Jul 29 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04072900.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04072900powerpc.

    Thu Jul 29 2004 -

  • Fixed build issues with SuSE 2.6.5-7.95 kernel upgrade.
  • Added support for the latest SuSE 9.1 kernel update (2.6.5-7.75).

    Wed Jun 23 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04062300.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04062300powerpc.

    Wed Jun 23 2004 -

  • Added missing __shimcall__ attributes to Os[V]Sprintf declarations.

    Fri Jun 18 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04061800.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04061800powerpc.

    Fri Jun 18 2004 -

  • Added support for the latest SuSE 9.1 kernel update (2.6.5-7.75).

    Sun Jun 13 2004 -

  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04061300powerpc.

    Sun Jun 13 2004 -

  • Fixed USB issues under 2.6 kernels.
  • Fixed compilation problem with gcc 3.3.3.
  • Removed __devinitdata from pci_device_id table.

    Thu May 13 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04051300.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04051300powerpc.

    Thu May 13 2004 -

  • Added check to ensure config script is executed as root.

    Sat May 08 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04050100.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04050100powerpc.

    Sat May 08 2004 -

  • Fixed regParm issue causing crashes on SuSE 9.1.

    Sat May 01 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04050100.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04050100powerpc.

    Fri Apr 30 2004 -

  • Corrected MODULE_LICENSE() in mod_engine.c to ensure tainting.

    Sun Apr 25 2004 -

  • Added KBUILD_EXTMOD support.

    Sun Apr 18 2004 -

  • Changed ppc arch name to powerpc for dpkg.

    Tue Apr 13 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04041300.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04041300ppc.

    Tue Apr 13 2004 -

  • Adjusted serial_core init_termios for minicom.

    Sun Mar 28 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04032800.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04032800ppc.

    Sat Mar 27 2004 -

  • Implemented delayed writes in osnvm and eliminated use of pid file in hsfdcpd to accomodate early module loads on SuSE when root filesystem is still read-only.

    Fri Mar 26 2004 -

  • Fixed "hcf*serial: falsely claims to have parameter calloutmajor" issue.
  • Support pre-built binary packages for 2.6 kernels.
  • Support SuSE's new-style kernel config and SetupKernelSource.sh on TurboLinux.

    Sat Mar 13 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04031300.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04031300ppc.

    Sat Mar 13 2004 -

  • Fixed devfs_mk_cdev() issue under 2.6.

    Mon Mar 08 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.01lnxt04030800.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.01lnxt04030800ppc.

    Mon Mar 08 2004 -

  • Merged Conexant changes.
  • Fixed ppc build issues.

    Mon Jan 19 2004 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt04011900.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.00lnxt04011900ppc.

    Mon Jan 19 2004 -

  • Fixed crashes which occured under RedHat's experimental 2.6 kernels.
  • modules/osservices.c: fixed recursive uniprocessor CriticalSection issue.

    Sun Dec 28 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03122800.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.00lnxt03122800ppc.

    Sun Dec 28 2003 -

  • Added support and pre-built binary packages for Fedora Core 1.
  • Added pre-built binary packages for the latest RedHat, Mandrake, and Turbolinux kernel updates.
  • Fixed deprecated tail syntax in kernelcompiler.sh script.
  • Fixed cnxthwpci_common.c compile issue under 2.6 with older gcc versions.
  • Added check for CONFIG_SERIAL_CORE to serial_cnxt.c.
  • Added check for disabled kernel.modprobe (set to /bin/true by 2.4 rc.sysinit script looking for /proc/ksyms instead of /proc/kallsyms).

    Fri Nov 21 2003 -

  • Added Turbolinux support.

    Fri Nov 21 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03112100.

    Fri Nov 21 2003 -

  • Fixed directory creation issue with NVM_Open() on SuSE 9.0.
  • Added pre-built binary packages for SuSE 2.4.21-144 kernel update.

    Tue Nov 11 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03111100.

    Tue Nov 11 2003 -

  • Added pre-built binary packages for the following distributions: - Mandrake 9.2 - SuSE 9.0
  • modules/osservices.c: fixed more 2.6-test issues.
  • scripts/cnxtconfig.in, modules/kernelcompiler.sh: unset LANG.

    Sat Oct 11 2003 -

  • Allow AT+FCLASS=0 in free version for compatibility reasons.
  • Fixed incorrect documentation symlink on debian.
  • modules/osstdio.c:OsFSeek() now returns proper value.
  • scripts/cnxtconfig.in: use depmod -a instead of -A, add char-major- module alias for DCP device and update_module_dependencies after removing modules.
  • scripts/cnxtstop.in: exit 0 at end.
  • modules/osservices.c: fixed to build under latest 2.6-test7 kernels.

    Tue Sep 16 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03091600.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.00lnxt03091600ppc.

    Tue Sep 16 2003 -

  • Corrected slight timing issue with key abort just after dial command. (Thanks to Angus Auld for reporting it)

    Fri Sep 12 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03091200.

    Fri Sep 12 2003 -

  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: improved to avoid building modules with gcc 2.x for kernels compiled with gcc 3.x. This was the cause of some oops, notably on Debian.
  • INSTALL: removed reference to common.mak which no longer exists.

    Wed Sep 10 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03091000.

    Wed Sep 10 2003 -

  • cnxtmodem.spec.in: put static nvm parameter files in nvm.tar.gz instead of including them directly in RPMs, to avoid hard links which are not supported by older RPM versions (fixes the "rpmlib(PartialHardLinkSets)" dependency problem).

    Tue Sep 09 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03090900.

    Tue Sep 09 2003 -

  • Fixed issue with non-standard memory configurations.

    Mon Sep 08 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-1.00lnxt03090800.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-1.00lnxt03090800ppc.

    Wed Sep 03 2003 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.
  • Moved most event processing work from the ISR to a tasklet, to solve timing issues on systems with an enabled APIC (sometimes causing irregular dialing and/or other problems).

    Tue Sep 02 2003 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.

    Fri Aug 29 2003 -

  • Added support for DIAGMGR (SDK2K) and BLAM.

    Thu Aug 28 2003 -

  • Disabled dialtone detection (ATX3) by default.

    Tue Aug 26 2003 -

  • Added workaround for serial driver falsely claiming to handle our devices.

    Mon Aug 25 2003 -

  • Improved Debian support, added .deb packaging (make debdist).

    Sun Aug 24 2003 -

  • Significant overhaul done during spring/summer 2003, greatly improving modem stability and compatibility!
  • Added support for 2.6 kernels (presently -test3 and -test4).
  • Numerous bugs fixed.
  • config script has been greatly improved.
  • NVM/.inf handling completely redesigned. Parameters updated.
  • Multiple device instances now supported, which means that more than one modem can be handled by the driver.
  • pci_register_driver() used instead of pci_find_device().
  • Improved SMP support; also preemptible kernels should now work.

    Wed May 07 2003 -

  • inf/hcf_linux.cty, scripts/hcfconfig.in: updated and added BAHRAIN, BANGLADESH, BOLIVIA, BRUNEI, COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA, CYPRUS, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, EGYPT, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HAITI, HONDURAS, KUWAIT, LAOS, LATVIA, LIECHTENSTEIN, MACAO, MALTA, MYANMAR, PAKISTAN, PANAMA, PARAGUAY, PERU, PUERTO RICO, ROMANIA, SAUDI ARABIA, SRI LANKA, UKRAINE, URUGUAY, VENEZUELA, VIETNAM.

    Sun Apr 27 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03042700.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-0.99lnxtbeta03042703ppc.

    Sun Apr 27 2003 -

  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: fixed size and byte-ordering issues in NVM_WriteKey(). This caused NO DIALTONE problems on PPC. (Thanks to Benjamin Herrenschmidt for helping track down this issue)
  • makefile, hcfmodem.spec.in: changes to build packages for newer SuSE versions with i586 arch and athlon kernels.
  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: fixed SuSE 8.2 issue.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: fix link problem in create_temp_kernel_tree().
  • FAQ: updated.

    Sat Apr 26 2003 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: fixed endianness issue.

    Fri Apr 25 2003 -

  • modules/serial_hcf.c: added support for hard break signal generation.

    Fri Apr 25 2003 -

  • Merged USB version with latest code from Conexant.

    Fri Apr 25 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03042501.

    Fri Apr 25 2003 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: applied CiDetector workaround for "DownloadDp failure, conf=0xff - bad crc got=0xff,wanted=0x53" problem affecting SmartDAA boards after DTR transitions or hangups.

    Fri Apr 25 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03042500.

    Thu Apr 24 2003 -

  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: support recursive locks and critical sections.
  • modules/mod_osspec.c: added OsCriticalSection functions and ulLogThread.
  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: increased CFILE_BUFFER_SIZE to fix parsing of long PoundUD lines causing growing inf file phenomenon, and modified NVM_WriteKey() to limit line length.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: improved dump_diagnostics() and added --noprobe option. get_current_country_from_inf(): ignore duplicate entries.
  • inf/hcfv90_linux.inf: added PCI ID 141A:1035 for Apache Micro Peripherals modem.
  • modules/osspec/include/oscompat.h: OsContextAllowsSleeping().
  • FAQ: updated.

    Fri Apr 18 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03041800.

    Fri Apr 18 2003 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: don't use stream/session locks for now.
  • imported/hcfengine.O: increased buffer size for AT#UG (lastcallstatus).
  • modules/serial_hcf.c: hcf_get_lastcallstatus(): use length and check offset.

    Wed Apr 16 2003 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03041600.

    Wed Apr 16 2003 -

  • FAQ: major update.
  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.
  • makefile: added rule to sign rpm packages.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: fixed important race in mdmthrd().

    Wed Apr 16 2003 -

  • Added pre-built binary packages for the following distributions/kernel versions: Mandrake 9.1 linux-2.4.21-0.13mdk Mandrake 9.0 linux-2.4.19-32mdk RedHat 9 linux-2.4.20-8 and -9 RedHat 8.0 linux-2.4.18-27.8.0 SuSE 8.2 2.4.20-4GB
  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: updated.

    Wed Apr 16 2003 -

  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: compatibility changes for RedHat 9 and newer 2.5 kernels.

    Wed Apr 16 2003 -

  • Now officially maintained and distributed by Linuxant.

    Tue Dec 31 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99mbsibeta02123100.

    Tue Dec 31 2002 -

  • Removed prefix from AT+FCLASS=? response, which crept in again causing problems with HylaFAX. (Thanks to Seshareddy Kamireddi for reporting this)

    Wed Dec 25 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.99mbsibeta02122500.

    Wed Dec 25 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.

    Wed Dec 25 2002 -

  • makefile: added Mandrake 9.0 linux-2.4.19-19mdk kernel.
  • makefile: added RedHat 2.4.18-19.7.x and 2.4.18-19.8.0 kernels.

    Sun Nov 03 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02110301.

    Sun Nov 03 2002 -

  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: use gcc 3 to build modules for SuSE's 2.4.19-4GB kernel.

    Sun Nov 03 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02110300.

    Sun Nov 03 2002 -

  • makefile: added RedHat 2.4.18-17.7.x and 2.4.18-17.8.0 kernels.
  • makefile: added SuSE 2.4.19-4GB kernel.
  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: use gcc 3 to build modules for RedHat's 2.4.18-17.8.0 kernel.
  • modules/serial_hcf.c: properly test COMCTRL_MONITOR_POUND_UG_SUPPORTED.
  • scripts/hsfconfig.in: put module configuration in /etc/modules.d and run update-modules if present (for gentoo).
  • imported/hcfengine.O: limit voice (+FCLASS=8) to recent datapumps (73DP) for now.

    Wed Oct 16 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02101002.

    Wed Oct 16 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: optimized auto_find_inf() to compensate for RedHat 8.0 gawk slowness.

    Fri Oct 11 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02101001.

    Fri Oct 11 2002 -

  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: use gcc 3 to build modules for RedHat's 2.4.18-14 kernel.

    Thu Oct 10 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02101000.

    Thu Oct 10 2002 -

  • makefile: added RedHat 8.0 linux-2.4.18-14 kernel.

    Mon Sep 30 2002 -

  • makefile: added Mandrake 9.0 linux-2.4.19-16mdk kernel and removed obsolete SuSE 2.4.4-4GB kernel.
  • modules/kernelcompiler.sh: added gcc-2.96 (for Mandrake 9) and RPM_BUILD_ROOT support.
  • inf/hcf_linux.cty: Changed INTCODE for SWEDEN from 009 to 00. (Thanks to Anders Helmersson)

    Sun Sep 29 2002 -

  • makefile: tardist: changed way tar.gz files are generated to avoid gzip "decompression OK, trailing garbage ignored" messages.

    Mon Sep 23 2002 -

  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: minor adjustments for 2.5 compatibility.
  • modules/serial_core.c: uart_register_driver(): set driver_name to drv->owner->name for proper /proc/tty/driver/ naming; renamed HCFSERIAL_INCLUDE_CORE to CNXTSERIAL_INCLUDE_CORE throughout.

    Mon Sep 02 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02090200.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-0.98mbsibeta02090200ppc.

    Mon Sep 02 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: added fix for hangup problems & fax workaround.
  • inf/: ATI3 string changed to use new driver (target) name, restored previous fAnalogSpeaker setting in OEM FLAGS.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: fixed awk strtonum issue. (Thanks to Edd Dumbill)
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: added @HCFTARGET@ inf substitution keyword.

    Sun Sep 01 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.98mbsibeta02090100.
  • Released hcfusbmodem-0.98mbsibeta02090100ppc.

    Sat Aug 31 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: various workarounds.
  • makefile: added Mandrake 2.4.18-8.1mdk kernel.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: fixed more potential race conditions and thread termination problems.
  • modules/osspec/{osusb.c,include/oscompat.h}: applied 2.4.20-pre compatibility patch from Benjamin Herrenschmidt.
  • FAQ: updated.

    Sun Aug 25 2002 -

  • makefile: added RedHat 2.4.18-10 kernel.
  • modules/osspec/include/oscompat.h: added kernel stack checker.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: mdmthrd startup/shutdown improvements.

    Wed Aug 21 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.
  • Integrated voice (AT+FCLASS=8) support.
  • Added modules/kernelcompiler.sh, a small script which tries to guess which compiler should be used to build kernel modules.
  • modules/common.mak: use kernelcompiler.sh to determine default CC
  • modules/common.mak, INSTALL: added notes about KERNELSRC for Debian 3.0 users.
  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: NVM_Write() now returns COM_STATUS_SUCCESS for unrecognized codes.

    Sun Jul 21 2002 -

  • makefile: added RedHat 2.4.9-34 and 2.4.18-5 kernels.
  • Updated BUGS file.

    Thu Jul 18 2002 -

  • modules/serial_hcf.c: retry OsUsbGetInstance(0) if it fails.
  • modules/osspec/osusb.c: removed OsSleep(250) after pmac_call_feature(PMAC_FTR_MODEM_ENABLE, NULL, 0, 1); (Thanks to Benjamin Herrenschmidt for both fixes)

    Fri Jul 05 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.97mbsibeta02070500.

    Fri Jul 05 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.
  • Initial support for multiple machine architectures.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: use cmpxchg() as OsAtomicCompareAndSwap() if available.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: implemented dedicated kernel thread, replacing use of tq_scheduler and schedule_task(). This should address problems under earlier 2.2 kernels.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: if called in interrupt context, OsSleep() now complains and aborts.
  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: do not generate carriage returns.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: added crude big-endian inf file conversion hack, and support for GNU awk invocation as gawk.

    Tue Jun 25 2002 -

  • Released hcfpcimodem-0.96mbsibeta02062500.

    Tue Jun 25 2002 -

  • Renamed PCI driver package to hcfpcimodem in preparation for release of hcfusbmodem. Most pathnames and script prefixes also changed from 'hcf' to 'hcfpci'.
  • Silenced HwHdlcWrite: .. HW_HDLC_NONE messages.
  • modules/osspec/include/oscompat.h: get rid of non-standard min/max
  • modules/common.mak: added -Wno-multichar to CFLAGS.
  • inf/hcfv90_linux.inf: added PCI ID 158b:0015 for Allied Data Technologies modem (Thanks to Dave Rodgman)

    Tue Jun 18 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.95mbsibeta02061800.

    Tue Jun 18 2002 -

  • Eliminated unwanted debug messages.
  • OSTermPowerManagement(): use pm_unregister() under 2.4, pm_unregister_all() only once under 2.2.

    Mon Jun 17 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.95mbsibeta02061700.

    Sun Jun 16 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged with latest code from Conexant.
  • Added preliminary power-management support.
  • More FAX/HDLC workarounds.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: OsSleep() and timer code tweaking.

    Thu Jun 13 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.94mbsibeta02061300.

    Thu Jun 13 2002 -

  • Implemented workarounds for HW HDLC problems affecting fax mode. Class 1 FAX reception and transmission should now work.

    Tue Jun 11 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02061100.

    Tue Jun 11 2002 -

  • Added RIPTIDE HCF modem support.
  • inf/, scripts/hcfconfig.in: small restructuration; use hcf_linux.cty as default cty file unless one corresponding to selected inf file exists.
  • makefile, hcflinmodem.spec.in: don't include big pdf file in tar pkgs.

    Mon Jun 10 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: choose_pcicomctrl() should also list
  • PCI serial controllers to catch older HCF modems.
  • makefile, hcflinmodem.spec.in: better error propagation for RPM builds.

    Sun Jun 02 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02060200.

    Sun Jun 02 2002 -

  • Restructured packaging once again to improve consistency with linux distribution practices and further reduce space consumption.

    Sat Jun 01 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02060100.

    Sat Jun 01 2002 -

  • modules/serial_hcf.c: hcf_tx_ready() should ignore hcf_evt_txempty for now since atparser doesn't update STATUS_ATDTE_TX_CHAR for first characters ('A', 'T') after +++.
  • modules/osspec/osstdio.c: various enhancements to OsFOpen().

    Fri May 31 2002 -

  • Removed extraneous prefixes from T.31 fax command responses.
  • Added temporary workarounds to prevent crashes and freezes in fax mode, which doesn't work yet but soon will.

    Tue May 28 2002 -

  • modules/serial_core.c: replaced MINOR() with minor() for 2.5.x and added missing spin_lock_init(&info->lock) to uart_get().
  • modules/osspec/include/oscompat.h: ensure minor() is defined.

    Sun May 26 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02052600.

    Sun May 26 2002 -

  • Restructured distribution-specific packaging to include only needed kernel module binaries without unnecessary source. This reduces package sizes and download times. Only the generic packages now contain source code providing hcfconfig the ability to re-link the kernel modules on-the-fly. hcfconfig --auto is once again executed automatically during installation of distribution-specific RPMs.
  • Updated README, INSTALL and BUGS documentation files.
  • modules/osspec/: minor cleanups

    Thu May 23 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02052300.

    Thu May 23 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: remove old /dev/modem after configuring devfs.

    Tue May 21 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02052101.

    Tue May 21 2002 -

  • modules/makefile: Added binary module support for SuSE 8.0 (2.4.18-4GB)

    Tue May 21 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02052100.

    Mon May 20 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: Improved devfs configuration to hopefully solve automatic module loading/device node visibility issues.
  • modules/makefile: Added binary module support for RedHat 7.3
  • modules/makefile, common.mak: implemented workaround for obscure make bug causing compilation to fail with the error "make: expand.c:489: allocated_variable_append: Assertion `current_variable_set_list->next != 0' failed."
  • inf/*.cty: use more generic relay parameters.

    Sun May 19 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.93mbsibeta02051900.

    Sat May 18 2002 -

  • Added preliminary support for 127A:100x (71DP) devices.
  • Added preliminary support for 14F1:1813 and 1815 LAN/Modem combo.
  • Revamped and updated INF files.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: proper ISO-3166 country map entries for ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CZECH_REPUBLIC, and NETHERLANDS.
  • modules/osspec/osresour.c: rewrote OSGetPCIDeviceResources()
  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: added CALLERID2, CALLWAITING_PARMS, V92_CONTROL, FLAGS2, CW, PIG, and MOH.

    Mon May 06 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.92mbsibeta02050600.

    Mon May 06 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: check_unsupported(): some 127a:102x devices actually work.
  • modules/osspec/include/oscompat.h: fixed memcpy issue for 2.2 users.

    Sun May 05 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.92mbsibeta02050500.

    Sun May 05 2002 -

  • Changed ttyHCF0 device name to ttySHCF0 for compatibility with wvdial.

    Fri Apr 26 2002 -

  • modules/osspec/include/osuniqredef.h: added to solve name collision problem with HSF and other modules.

    Fri Apr 26 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: added OSKERNTYPE, which is set to the type of kernel installed, not the architecture.
  • modules/makefile: add i386 to REDHAT_MACHINES to accomodate people still running i386 kernels and link-identical-binaries to save space..

    Wed Apr 25 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.91mbsibeta02042500.

    Wed Apr 24 2002 -

  • imported/hcfengine.O: merged in new Conexant modem code, added SmartDAA support.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: remove SmartDAA devices from check_unsupported().
  • inf/: reorganized inf files, removed unnecessary sections, added SmartDAA versions.
  • modules/serial_hcf.c: handle new-style COMCTRL_EVT_RINGS events.

    Mon Apr 22 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: re-enabled creation of /dev/modem symlink
  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02042201.

    Mon Apr 22 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02042200.

    Sun Apr 21 2002 -

  • modules/serial_hcf.c: Added /proc/driver/hcf/0/lastcallstatus and loglastcallstatus parameter, which when set to a non-zero value will make the driver automatically log the last call status (AT#UG) info.
  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: Use AT&D2 by default.
  • imported/hcfengine.O: silenced various debug messages confusing users.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: added check_unsupported(), workaround for bash's limited printf builtin and other small usability improvements.
  • modules/common.mak: changed default KERNELSRC to match hcfconfig.

    Sat Apr 20 2002 -

  • modules/osspec/osstdio.c: if f_op->llseek is NULL, call default_llseek. (Thanks to Gratiniano S. de Haro for reporting this problem)
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: cut down size of default --dumpdiag output.

    Wed Apr 13 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02041300.

    Wed Apr 12 2002 -

  • modules/makefile: revamped directory structure for binaries and added several mandrake kernels.
  • makefile: add missing bracket to RPMTOPDIRDEFINED test.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: create /lib/modules/.../misc directory if it doesn't exist and add build kernel-source check.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: really fix broken pipe messages in get_inf_section

    Wed Apr 05 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02040500.

    Wed Apr 03 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02040300.

    Wed Apr 03 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: add check for binary modules with OSKERNVERS_NODASH.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: OsSleep() workaround to prevent crashes on < 2.2.20 kernels.

    Tue Mar 26 2002 -

  • hcflinmodem.spec.in, makefile: add distribution-specific packages containing module binaries for default kernels.

  • modules/common.mak: add DISTRO_CFLAGS

  • modules/makefile: add rules to build binaries for mainstream distributions.

    Sun Mar 24 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02032400.

    Sun Mar 24 2002 -

  • modules/osspec/osnvm.c: Added check for OsFOpen() return value.
  • Improved test for awk strtonum() workaround. (Thanks to Gratiniano S. de Haro)

    Fri Mar 08 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02030801.

    Fri Mar 08 2002 -

  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: workaround for awks that don't support strtonum().

    Fri Mar 08 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02030800.

    Fri Mar 08 2002 -

  • hcflinmodem.spec.in: only run hcfconfig --auto in %post if HCF_AUTOCONFIG env variable is set, so as to match INSTALL documentation.
  • modules/serial_hcf.c: PCI vendor and device IDs of HCF modem can be explicitely passed as modules parameters named pcivendorid and pcideviceid.
  • T__ERROR messages always printk()ed when USE_TRACE_ONLY_ERRORS defined.
  • /devicemanager/asiclib.c: fixed crash upon SysCreateDevResources() failure due to AsicDisableHWEvent() being called.
  • modules/osspec/osservices.c: OsSleep() should call schedule_timeout() or mdelay(), not udelay().

    Tue Mar 05 2002 -

  • Released hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02030500.

    Tue Mar 05 2002 -

  • Added "Conflicts: hsflinmodem" to RPM spec file as a temporary measure until the symbol name collisions are fixed.
  • scripts/hcfconfig.in: get_inf_section(): redirect stderr to /dev/null for the preprocess_inf() call to ignore broken pipe errors.

    Fri Mar 01 2002 -

  • Initial beta version (hcflinmodem-0.9mbsibeta02030100).
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    User comment:

    Just a note to say thanks. Once I found your site and the file I needed everything went great. The driver works fantastic. Just wanted to pass on my appreciation for your fine work. Regards,

    Joe Manekja

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