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I'm using an Intel 536EP modem in Xandros desktop home edition 4.0 and I keep getting the error "modem initilization failed" whenever I try to connect....
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- 11-24-2008 #1
Modem initilization failed
- 11-25-2008 #2
Now it just hangs like the retarded piece of crap that it is on "modem initilization".
- 11-25-2008 #3
Hiya, do you already have the driver installed for this modem? Have you tried changing the settings so that it points at /dev/modem or /dev/stty1 ? Try them all! I know it sounds stupid but it's been a really long time since I have used a modem. Sometimes just tinkering with it will help. Are you using a Dialer like KPPP or wvdial?
- 11-25-2008 #4
Xandros already has this bastard installed. I've left it on for like 40 minutes and it just stays at "initilizing modem".
- 11-25-2008 #5
Yeah, if it doesn't initialize after about 10-15 seconds, it isn't going to.
Have you tried tinkering with the settings? Do you have some kind of GUI dialer with Xandros?
- 11-27-2008 #6
It's Xandros's own dialer. It works like a piece of garbage. I have tried 3 other modems, which were all detected by Xandros, and everytime I tried to dial in I get an "operation failed" message.