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Bug 184553 - Kudzu does not find modem on com1 port.
Kudzu does not find modem on com1 port.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
: 184554 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2006-03-09 15:05 EST by Arno Versfeld
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:58 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-03-09 15:10:46 EST
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Description Arno Versfeld 2006-03-09 15:05:18 EST
Description of problem:
Fedora Core 2.6.11-1, 1369_FC4
At installation time the Dubury V90 modem, model K56E - external modem, is not 
picked up. 
No entry /dev/modem is created.
At boot time the said modem is not picked up.
When I run Kudzu at a prompt it does not pick up the modem. 
There is no reference to a modem in /etc/sysconfig/hwconf.
Windows XP Pro has no problem with the modem on com1.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I don't know what the version of Kudzu is.

How reproducible:

Consistantly fails to find the modem.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot machine - modem not reported as new hardware
2.Run Kudzu at the prompt - modem not reported as new hardware
Actual results:

When running Kudzu it simply does not report anything.

Expected results:

New hardware found.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2006-03-09 15:10:46 EST
The serial probe is disabled by default:

* Fri Dec 17 2004 Bill Nottingham <notting@redhat.com> - 1.1.104-1
- don't probe serial bus by default in /usr/sbin/kudzu

as it causes issues with serial attached devices if they are currently in use
(serial consoles, etc.).

As kudzu is deprecated for hardware enumeration in FC 5 and later (apps should
use the HAL library) it is unlikely that this will be changed.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2006-03-09 15:20:48 EST
*** Bug 184554 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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