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Product Name Model Version FAQ Type Last Update
A900  V2.1  General FAQ
Modem 
2003/01/01 

Question Title
How do I install A900/A901 modem driver under RedHat 7.2 Linux OS?

Answer
Please follow the steps below:
1.When you get the modem driver, please create a folder then copy "install", "pctel.tar.gz" and "ptserial.tar.gz" files to /usr/pctel into this folder.
2. Go into text mode then go into this folder and set it up as follows:
(1) mv /usr/src/linux-2.4 usr/src/linux
(2) chmod 777 install
(3) ./installIf you follow this procedure, you can run the "lsmod" command and you can see the modem modules in the modules list. You will then be able to use the modem device. If you want use the modem device and don't like to install the modem driver every time please edit /etc/rc.d/rc.local to add text as rc.local file as below,#!/bin/sh## This script will be executed *after* all the other 'init' scripts.# You can put your own initialization in here if you don't# want to do the full Sys V style 'init' procedure.touch /var/lock/subsys/localinsmod /usr/pctel/lib/pctel.oinsmod /usr/pctel/lib/ptserial.oWhen you have finished the editing, press then key i