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This page contains patches which can be applied to the latest release of the HSF driver for the generic package in the TAR format. These patches can fix various bugs and add support for kernels which were not available at the moment of the release of the latest version of the driver. These patches are likely to be included in a future release of the driver.

If you have any problems with these patches, please contact support@linuxant.com.

PatchDescription
hsf-7.80.02.04-waitpid.patch

Necessary for newer RHEL/CentOS 5.x kernels.

hsf-7.80.02.04-debian_tree.patch

Fixes a build issue on Debian's 2.6.29 kernels.



How to apply these patches

The easiest way to install patches is to use the hsfconfig --patch command in a root shell with the latest version of the HSF modem driver installed. If the machine doesn't have an active Internet connection, you can use the hsfconfig --patch file.patch command instead, where file.patch is a patch file downloaded from this page. Patching is currently only supported with the TAR package format.

Advanced users can use the patch utility to patch the software instead of using the hsfconfig --patch command.

 

User comment:

Hi! I am a Linux Beginner and installed the SuSE-Linux 8.2 version on my system a couple of days ago. At first my HCFPCI-modem (bought the computer system from Gateway 3 years ago...) did not work - of course there were no drivers installed as Linux could not identify the modem during installation. I did not expect at all that it would be possible to get the modem working, especially as SuSE does not support so called "winmodems". Anyway thanks to the devicemanager in win98 I knew that Conexant was the manufacturer. To make a long story short: I found your website , downloaded "hcfpcimodem-0.99lnxtbeta03042700k2.4.20_4GB-1suse.i586.rpm" and installed it successfully !!!! Juhu ! The modem works brilliantly and I am really happy that you also support the Linux operating system. so once again: thank you very much and have a nice day greetings from Germany

Hans-Peter Muller

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