SuSE/Winmodem - was:Re: booting kernel.... then nada...

Scott Thornley sthornley at mindspring.com
Fri Oct 18 17:55:16 PDT 2002


It's a Lucent modem. The ltmodem rpm for SuSE 7.3 won't install, so I was 
waiting to compile it against LFS.  There have been enough success stories 
with ltmodem that I have no doubt it will work eventually.

Scott


At 02:06 AM 10/19/2002 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi,
>Just a question: what kind of winmodem do you have?
>Is it a conexant chipset based modem?
>If that's the case than there are drivers at:
>www.mbsi.ca
>I have an e-tech pci56rwm (winmodem) using a conexant hcf rh56 chipset and
>it works fantastic in my suse 7.3 prof.
>Edward
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Scott Thornley" <sthornley at mindspring.com>
>To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
>Sent: Friday, October 18, 2002 8:03 PM
>Subject: booting kernel..... then nada, zip, time to power cycle
>
>
> > I just finished following the 4.0 rc1 book, and other than a few instances
> > of brain fade/typos/etc...  it all went pretty well, up until boot time.
> >
> > When I restart, I get (approximately) :
> >
> > Loading linux..............
> > uncompressing image Ok booting kernel
> >
> >
> > Then a bit of drive activity, then absolutely nothing.
> >
> > So, I must have done something wrong when configuring the kernel.  The
> > closest thing that I could find by searching the archives was a reference
> > to CPU optimization. My working SuSE 7.3 kernel uses "Pentium", while I
> > chose Pentium III, to match what's actually in my laptop. I did enable
>some
> > power management,  so that might be the problem.
> >
> > I tried to match the config used by the SuSE kernel as best I could by
> > eyeball but I've been spending too much time playing with LFS, not enough
> > sleeping, so who's to say how close I got.
> >
> > Is there a mechanical way of  importing the .config file used by SuSE  ?
> > That might get me a bit closer than I am, as other than being currently
> > unable to use the Winmodem, SuSE is working quite well for me.
> >
> > Also, this is a quite bit off topic, but apparently you have the option to
> > load an image during boot. Does anyone know where that image is kept, and
> > how to implement it's being loaded ?
> >
> > TIA,
> > Scott
> >
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