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Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 19:58:57 -0400
From: "Marvin Stodolsky" <marvin.stodolsky@gmail.com>
To: thomas@balderston.info
Subject: Re: Thomas, Kazakhstan, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic
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Thomas,

Just use any dialer utility your Linux Distro provides.
But use its setup component before you try a full dialout.

MarvS

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Thomas Balderston
<thomas@balderston.info> wrote:
> Dear MarvS:
>
> Thank you for all your help so far, but please help me just a little bit more.
>
> I gave up on that installer (dldrinstall.run) and went back to the second suggestion in your original message to me. I was able to download the hsfmodem*.deb package, install it, and configure it using wvdial.conf.  But again, I am stuck at the very last step - wvdial. doesn't work. When I try to run it, I get the message "command not found".  I searched my file system, and can't find it on my computer.
>
> The other instruction I was not able to follow was reading DOCs/Testing.txt and DOCs/Conexant.txt. I can't find either one on my computer, Linuxant, or Linmodem.
>
> (As you can tell from all this, I am far from expert and very lost.  Please bear with me. Also, I have internet access even as I try to install the dialup modem.  I have intermittent access to a wireless router, and only work on this when I have access.)
>
> Thomas Balderston
> International Development Consultant
> Phone: +1-202-470 3205
>
>
> --- On Sun, 8/17/08, Marvin Stodolsky <marvin.stodolsky@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> From: Marvin Stodolsky <marvin.stodolsky@gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: Thomas, Kazakhstan, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic
>> To: "Support (Jonathan)" <support@linuxant.com>
>> Cc: thomas@balderston.info, discuss@linmodems.org
>> Date: Sunday, August 17, 2008, 4:47 PM
>> Thomas
>>
>> It is a file not URL I think, as 127.0.0.1  always refer to
>> your own PC.
>> On my Ubuntu system, there is in
>> /etc/hosts
>> 127.0.0.1     localhost
>>
>> MarvS
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 2:56 PM, Jacques Goldberg
>> <Jacques.Goldberg@cern.ch> wrote:
>> > Thomas,
>> >
>> > Excuse me but I am not intelligent enough to
>> understand what you mean by: "I
>> > downloaded the installer".
>> > Which installer is this "THE", you did not
>> say, and I cannot guess.
>> >
>> > Is it the file
>> "hsfmodem-7.68.00.12x86_64full.tar.gz" which Marv
>> told you to
>> > download, or the Linuxant crap named
>> "cnxtinstall.run" ?
>> >
>> > Installing hsfmodem-7.68.00.12x86_64full.tar.gz does
>> not require any
>> > browser, it just requires to read the instructions for
>> installation using
>> > method C in the "Installation" page linked
>> from the HSF menu on the left
>> > side of page http://www.linuxant.com/drivers.
>> >
>> > cnxtinstall.run does use a browser but Marv did not
>> tell you to use it, and
>> > I name that "installer" crap because it
>> makes things more complicated than
>> > the straight method and because it requires that you
>> already have a working
>> > connection (LAN, ADSL, other modem) because it
>> downloads material from the
>> > Linuxant site, which is of course not possible when
>> you just have a modem
>> > still not working (the hen and the eggs, you know...)
>> >
>> > I have asked Linuxant several times to remove it. No
>> effect.
>> >
>> > Jacques
>> > Thomas Balderston wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Dear Mr. Stodolsky:
>> >>
>> >> Thanks for you help, I am almost there, but not
>> quite.
>> >> I got the license, downloaded the installer,
>> installed the software,
>> >> everything going well. Next step is go to Web
>> Configurator at
>> >> http://127.0.0.1:18020/
>> >> but I can't get there. It asks the username
>> and password again, just like
>> >> it did at the previous step, but the same password
>> doesn't work. Nothing
>> >> works, at least not in four complete
>> re-installations with every variation
>> >> in detail I could think of.
>> >>
>> >> Please, how do I get this web configurator page?
>> How do I complete the
>> >> installation?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Thomas Balderston
>> >> International Development Consultant
>> >> Phone: +1-202-470 3205
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --- On Sat, 8/2/08, Marvin Stodolsky
>> <marvin.stodolsky@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> From: Marvin Stodolsky
>> <marvin.stodolsky@gmail.com>
>> >>> Subject: Re: Thomas, Kazakhstan, kernel
>> 2.6.24-16-generic
>> >>> To: thomas@balderston.info
>> >>> Cc: discuss@linmodems.org
>> >>> Date: Saturday, August 2, 2008, 11:08 PM
>> >>> Tom,
>> >>>
>> >>> For support under your x86_64 System
>> >>> from
>> http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/downloads.php
>> >>>  get the
>> >>> hsfmodem-7.68.00.12x86_64full.tar.gz
>> >>> unpack under Linux with:
>> >>> $ tar zxf hsf*.tar.gz
>> >>> and follow the instructions in the new
>> >>> hsfmodem-7.68.00.12x86_64full folder
>> >>>
>> >>> You could also install a 32 bit linux-image
>> package,
>> >>> matching
>> >>> KernelVersion with one of the packages on
>> >>>
>> http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/downloads-ubuntu-x86.php,
>> >>> which have precompiled drivers.
>> >>>
>> >>> below are more typical Bioler Plate
>> instructions. The most
>> >>> expert help
>> >>> for Linuxant software is through
>> "Support
>> >>> (Jonathan)"
>> >>> <support@linuxant.com>.  But first
>> >>> run the
>> >>> $ sudo hsfconfig --diagnose
>> >>> and send him the output written to the /tmp/
>> folder
>> >>>
>> >>> MarvS
>> >>> scanModem maintainer
>> >>> -----------------------------
>> >>>
>> >>> From
>> http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/downloads-ubuntu-x86.php
>> >>>  download
>> >>>
>> hsfmodem-7.68.00.12full_k2.6.24_16_generic_ubuntu_i386.deb.zip
>> >>>  Under Linux unpack with:
>> >>>  $ unzip hsfmodem*.zip
>> >>>  Then install with:
>> >>>  $ sudo dpkg -i hsfmodem*.deb
>> >>>  Subsequently, the modem should be found with
>> >>>  $ sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
>> >>>  Edit in your personal information with:
>> >>>  $ sudo gedit /etc/wvdial.conf
>> >>>  and try dialing out with:
>> >>>  $ sudo wvdial.
>> >>>  See DOCs/Testing.txt  for details.
>> >>>
>> >>>  Read DOCs/Conexant.txt
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 10:27 PM, Thomas
>> Balderston
>> >>> <balderston@rocketmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Please help me interpret the output of
>> ScanModem.  I
>> >>>
>> >>> am running 64 bit Ubuntu 8.04 on an IBM/
>> Lenovo Thinkpad
>> >>> T61p laptop.  The internal modem works fine
>> with Windows.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> What modem have I got?  What do I have to
>> do to get it
>> >>>
>> >>> working?
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Thomas Balderston
>> >>>>
>> >>>> International Development Consultant
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Phone: +1-202-470 3205
>> >
>

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