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Re: Blood Lesson WARNING re "WARTY" Install

Subject: Re: Blood Lesson WARNING re "WARTY" Install
From: vailima
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 16:43:35 -0400

No, it's not a WinModem. It's an external ZOOM 56k, bought purposly to use with 
Linux. Worked well in Windows (98SE) and should work equally well by way of 
Linux.

.. and thanks for the offer to help. It's appreciated.






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>Subject: Re: Blood Lesson WARNING re "WARTY" Install
>   From: Panos <raven3@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>   Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 22:13:12 +0300
>     To: ubuntu-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>if your modem is not a serial modem but instead a usb one there is a 
>good chance it is a soft(ware)modem which are also known as winmodems . 
>In that case you should checkout *linmodems*.technion.ac.il and follow 
>the instructions. if you need any help dont hesitate to ask. there is 
>also a mailing list for support.
>
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>> Subject:
>> Re: Blood Lesson WARNING re "WARTY" Install
>> From:
>> vailima <vailima@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date:
>> Tue, 10 May 2005 11:42:22 -0400
>> To:
>> ubuntu-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>> To:
>> ubuntu-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>>
>>Winton;
>>
>>Just recd your last and have made a hard copy of it, as you see it below.
>>
>>Will give it a try ... and thanks for getting back. It's appreciated.
>>
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>>>Hi Vailima,
>>>    
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>>>sounds like you have a few problems,
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>>>I have successfully installed and had a dual Win 98,
>>>linux sytem with Mandrake and now Warty, with no
>>>problems, but I first made an ext2 partition with partition magic,
>>>and installed Linux to that partition. am a newbie, and found the
>>>partitioning tool hard to understand.
>>>    
>>>
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>>  
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>>>The data you lost may very well been accessable,with suitable addition to
>>>/etc/fstab  Mandrake mounts the Windows partition automatically, but
>>>with Warty you need to add line to /etc/fstab Have a look at the unofficial
>>>guide,  http://www.ubuntuguide.org
>>>    
>>>
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>>  
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>>>I included line below, and works for me, with an icon on desktop for
>>>my Windows partition.
>>>    
>>>
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>>>/dev/hda1       /windows        vfat    rw,umask=000,users,auto   0       0
>>>
>>>Try setting up your modem in a terminal .
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>>>
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>>>sudo adduser "you" dip
>>>adduser dialout
>>>pppconfig
>>>
>>>enter relevant info, if your modem is a serial,  and is not detected,  
>>>enter the serial port
>>>it is connected to, ttyS0, ttyS1 etc, then try to connect from terminal with
>>>pon "isp entered at setup".
>>>    
>>>
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>>>Hope I have this correct.
>>>    
>>>
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>>>Take Care
>>>    
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>>  
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>>>Winton
>>>    
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