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RIPTIDE driver installation

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Please see the README file for general information.

BEFORE INSTALLING

Remove any old RIPTIDE drivers, either manually or by running "rpm -e riptide" or "make uninstall" if using the RPM or tar versions of this package respectively.

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

If your Linux distribution supports the RPM Package Manager, and has a recent libc, it is easiest to install the binary RPM package with METHOD A. METHOD B is for distributions without RPM support, or those who prefer not to use RPM.

METHOD A: BINARY RPM PACKAGE (*.{arch}.rpm)

If you have obtained the driver package in RPM format:

1. install the rpm with "rpm -i riptide-{version}.{arch}.rpm"

2. optionally re-run "ripconfig" to complete the installation (if necessary).

If you need to rebuild the binary RPM from source, you can get the TAR package and run: "rpmbuild -tb riptide-{version}.tar.gz" (if rpmbuild is not found, you might have to install the rpm-build package or if you have an older RPM version, try "rpm --rebuild ...")

METHOD B: TAR PACKAGE (*.tar.gz)

If you have obtained the driver package in tar format:

1. extract the package with "tar -xzf riptide-{version}.tar.gz"

2. change to the package directory with "cd riptide-{version}"

3. run "make install" from the top of the package directory.

4. run "ripconfig" to complete the installation and configure your board.

(Alternatively to this whole procedure you may generate RPMS from the tar package using rpm -ta riptide-{version}.tar.gz")

AFTER INSTALLATION

If an error occurred during installation, please see the sections 'BUGS' and 'REPORTING PROBLEMS' below.

Once the drivers are installed and configured, you should check the entries in /etc/modules.conf to ensure that no other conflicting "sound" alias or audio/dsp/midi configuration exists.

The "ripconfig" command can be used to recompile (generic packages only) the kernel modules after installation. Run "ripconfig --help" for usage information.

MANUALLY UNLOADING THE DRIVERS

The RIPTIDE drivers can be manually unloaded using the "ripstop" command.

REMOVING THE DRIVER

If for any reason you wish to un-install the RIPTIDE drivers from your system, the proper way to proceed depends on how they were initially installed.

If you used an RPM installation method, execute "rpm -e riptide" to remove the package. If you used the tar method, change your current directory to where you extracted the archive, and execute "make uninstall"

MORE INFORMATION AND HELP

If you require assistance or need more information, go to: http://www.linuxant.com

Conexant Systems neither distributes nor maintains this package. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT CONEXANT REGARDING THIS SOFTWARE!!!

BUGS

A list of currently known problems is included in the file "BUGS".

REPORTING PROBLEMS

Additional problem reports or patches may be sent to: riptide-bugs@linuxant.com

Enclosing the output of "ripconfig --dumpdiag" in your report can greatly facilitate problem resolution.

 

 

User comment:

Hi all, I downloaded the latest version of hsflinmodem (hsflinmodem-5.03.27lnxtbeta03042700k2.4.18_27.8.0-1rh) the other day, and installed it. It works great, no more picking up the phone before dialing, or other funnies. Connects first time, every time so far. Thanks for a great product!

Nicki de Wet (South Africa)

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