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Thomas,

Re: - The Modem-Card has 2 plugs (for probably 2 lines) how do I have to
Typically one plug goes to the wall outlet and the other to a standard
telephone.
When the modem is not activated, you can still use the phone.

MarvS


On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 8:25 AM, Thomas Wilhelmi
<willi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> sorry for being so quiet in the past weeks but unfortunately I have a
> job and fortunately vacations.
>
> I now got the modem up and running. Thanks a lot for your help.
>
> But there are (currently) 2 more problems/questions:
>
> - to get the slmodemd process running I need to manually enter
>
>  mkdir -p /dev
>  mknod -m 600 /dev/slamr0 c 242 0
>
> after every reboot. Otherwise I get the error:
>
>  error: mdm setup: cannot open dev `/dev/slamr0': No such device
>  error: cannot setup device `/dev/slamr0'
>
> How can I get the /dev/slamr0 permanently?
>
> - The Modem-Card has 2 plugs (for probably 2 lines) how do I have to
> setup the config to use both lines independently?
>
> Regards,
> Thomas
>
>
>
>> Hello,
>
>> do I need the ALSA-support for the Motorola-Chipset?
>
>> Thomas
>
>
>>> Thomas
>
>>> Also make sure that a SuSE equivalent of the two following
>>> Debian/Ubuntu packages are installed, which are part of ALSA audio
>>> support distribution.
>
>>> libasound2 provides headers which are Included in the slmodemd compile
>>> of the modem/ sub folder
>>> libasound2-dev is additionally needed if the slmodemd is to support
>>> the open source ALSA modem drivers included with kernel+modules
>
>>> For the slamr.ko  driver you need, the additional ALSA support is not
>>> needed in slmodemd,  The manual command to include ALSA support is
>>> # make SUPPORT_ALSA=1
>
>>> MarvS
>
>>> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Marvin Stodolsky
>>> <marvin.stodolsky@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Hopefully, dkms will be up to date on the new includes positions. That is
>>>> its Obligation. Just try it.
>>>>
>>>> MarvS
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 25, 2012 11:40 AM, "Thomas Wilhelmi" <willi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, but if the includes are on wrong places or the compilation itself
>>>>> fails?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> > Dkms will do the compile and installation.
>>>>> > MarvS
>>>>> > On Feb 25, 2012 6:09 AM, "Thomas Wilhelmi" <willi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> >  Hi,
>>>>> >
>>>>> >  but even if I install dkms (it's currently not) I first need to get
>>>>> >  slmodem compiled without it. Or do I have a misunderstanding here?
>>>>> >
>>>>> >  Thomas
>>>>> >
>>>>> >> Thomas,
>>>>> >
>>>>> >> Likely DKMS support is already installed on your System.
>>>>> >> You can check with:
>>>>> >> # dkms --help
>>>>> >> # dkms --status
>>>>> >> which will list any modules already under DKMS support.
>>>>> >> If not resident, surely you will be able to download it from the SuSE
>>>>> >> repository.
>>>>> >
>>>>> >> MarvS
>>>>> >
>>>>> >> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Thomas Wilhelmi
>>>>> >> <willi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> >>> Thx for this info. I don't care building the module everytime if it
>>>>> >>> works :-) But here is my problem :-)
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> Thomas,
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> dkms means Dynamic Kernel Module Support:
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Kernel_Module_Support
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> linux.dell.com/dkms/permalink/
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> If you update kernel, the module needed for smartlink modems
>>>>> >>>> (slamr.ko) is build automagically and you won't have to worry about
>>>>> >>>> compiling everytime you update the kernel.
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> Regards,
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>> Antonio
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>
>
>
>



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