[hcflinux] Semi-success with a "no name" modem
Linuxant support (Jonathan)
support at linuxant.com
Thu Mar 16 11:31:21 EST 2006
please make sure that the right country is selected with the
'hcfpciconfig --country' command in a root shell. You could also test
this modem under Windows XP just to make sure that the modem is working
If you require more assistance, please send at support at linuxant.com the
output of 'dumpdiag'. Type the following in a root shell:
Just send us the generated file located in /tmp ('hcfdiag.txt').
It'll help us solve the problem.
Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com
Andreas U. Trottmann wrote:
> Hello list,
> When I recently found myself forced to replace a trusty old
> external serial "real" modem, I thought I wanted to try and get
> the plunge into the world of soundcards-with-a-phone-jack. The
> first "modem" I found was a PCI card with a Conenxant chip on it.
> lspci says
> 00:0c.0 Communication controller: Conexant: Unknown device 1085 (rev 89)
> (numerical, it's 14f1:1085)
> And the main chip says the following:
> "conexant cx06834-11 e298967-1 0248 mexico"
> Googling showed that 1085 may be either HSF or HCF, while
> "cx06834-11" showed up some HCF modems.
> So I first tried the HSF driver, which claimed it didn't find
> anything. The HCF driver, however, said
> Config for modem unit 0: /dev/ttySHCF0
> Device instance: 0-PCI-14f1:1085-14f1:1085
> HW revision : DP Part '73' Rev 'BA' Asic ID 0x86
> HW profile name: hcfpciv90
> Registration ID: 3AE7-2902-5B75
> License owner : andreas.trottmann at werft22.com
> License key : FREE
> License status : FREE (max 14.4kbps data only)
> Current region : SWITZERLAND (T.35 code: 00A6)
> while dmesg tells me
> PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:0c.0
> ttySHCF0 at I/O 0xd400 (irq = 11) is a Conexant HCF controllerless PCI modem (PCI-14f1:1085-14f1:1085)
> using minicom on /dev/ttySHCF0 and typing "ATD<number>" indeed
> dials this number, and when picking up manually, I hear the
> characteristic "beep... beep... beep" sounds. However, as soon
> as I make any noise, the line is immediately disconnected, and
> minicom shows the modem telling me BUSY.
> I get the same result (dialing -> pick up -> immediate hangup
> with BUSY) when a real, working modem picks the line up.
> Dialing the winmodem's phone line gives no visible results, i.e.
> no RING.
> Does anybody have an idea what might be wrong?
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