Bug 27414 - Kudzu not linking /dev/modem with 3Com Pci hardware modem
Kudzu not linking /dev/modem with 3Com Pci hardware modem
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-13 11:14 EST by Dan Taylor
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:18 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-02-13 16:55:22 EST
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Description Dan Taylor 2001-02-13 11:14:34 EST
Dell Dimension 4100 with 3Com pci hardware modem.  Modem is found by kudzu 
and added to the /etc/sysconfig/hwconf, but no link is added for /dev/modem

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert modem
2. Boot


Actual Results:  Modem is added to the /etc/sysconfig/hwconf but no link 
for /dev/modem to ttySx device.

Expected Results:  /dev/modem to be linked to appropiate ttySx device
# lspci -v
02:0d.0 Serial controller: US Robotics/3Com 56K FaxModem Model 5610 (rev 
01) (prog-if 02 [16550])
	Subsystem: US Robotics/3Com: Unknown device baba
	Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 11
	I/O ports at dfe0 [size=8]
	Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
# /etc/sysconfig/hwconf
class: MODEM
bus: PCI
detached: 0
driver: unknown
desc: "US Robotics/3Com|56K FaxModem Model 5610"
vendorId: 12b9
deviceId: 1008
subVendorId: 12b9
subDeviceId: baba
pciType: 1
class: OTHER
detached: 0
device: ttyS1
driver: ignore
desc: "0US|R307"
pnpmfr: 0US
pnpmodel: R307
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-02-13 15:23:07 EST
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Florence Gold release
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-13 16:55:12 EST
What version of kudzu? Can you try this with the latest one from
the beta rawhide?
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-13 17:10:06 EST
Will be fixed in kudzu-0.96.2-1, or so.
Comment 4 Dan Taylor 2001-02-21 13:52:19 EST
Works ok in Wolverine (kudzu-0.96.7-1).

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