Re: Howto Conexant and Smartlink modem
I am a bit late to the party on this one, and for me the beer seems to have run out!
Just installed Xubuntu 9.04 on an oldish Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pro laptop. This has a built-in smartlink modem, evidenced by the fact that xubuntu offered proprietary hardware drivers for it on initial reboot. I installed these and this has provided the slmodemd daemon in my processes.
Xp identifies the modem as Agere Systems and works on dial up no problems.
I tried gnome-ppp to start with but as this failed moved back to wvdial for testing. Using the standard init strings generated by wvdail, the modem is recognised and is initialised, but then stops at:
then goes into a "Trying again" loop which I have to CTRL+C out of.
Waiting for carrier
I don't get any sounds from the modem, so guess it is not firing up. I have tried all sorts of init string settings following exhaustive searches about this on the net and forum, but always get the same result. I have edited the sl-modem-daemon file for my country - UK.
Am able to reset the modem after each failure using:
Can any one advise on my missing link to get this thing working? Am not by the laptop at present so can't issue wvdial.conf info for another 10 hours or so, but all advice will be gratefully received.
sudo /etc/init.d/sl-modem-daemon restart
No longer participating......