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First, how can I tell where my modem is. using lspci -v I get : Code: 02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02) Subsystem: Intel ...
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- 09-13-2011 #1
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- Sep 2011
install question (modem && partition)
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02) Subsystem: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 44 Memory at f4000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K] Capabilities: [c8] Power Management version 2 Capabilities: [d0] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+ Capabilities: [e0] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities:  Advanced Error Reporting Capabilities:  Device Serial Number 00-1f-3c-ff-ff-6b-87-61 Kernel driver in use: iwl3945 06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 01) Subsystem: Gateway 2000 Device 0380 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 42 I/O ports at 4000 [size=256] Memory at f8200000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K] [virtual] Expansion ROM at f8300000 [disabled] [size=128K] Capabilities:  Power Management version 2 Capabilities:  Vital Product Data Capabilities:  MSI: Enable+ Count=1/2 Maskable- 64bit+ Capabilities:  Express Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities:  Vendor Specific Information: Len=4c <?> Capabilities:  Advanced Error Reporting Capabilities: [12c] Virtual Channel Capabilities:  Device Serial Number 08-00-00-00-10-ec-81-36 Capabilities:  Power Budgeting <?> Kernel driver in use: r8169
Second on modems. I have a cricket A605 ZTE usb broadband modem that I have never gotten to work on SUSE. Yes it flips and almost had me flipping out, anywho. Any special steps to get it to work, that I should know before hand?
Partitioning. Simple question. I already have two existing ext3s' (one for root, other for home), do I need to still go through the steps or can I skip to selecting what is what?
Last edited by ogbi-web_kenobi; 09-13-2011 at 09:51 PM. Reason: gateway m-series laptop
- 10-07-2011 #2
As far as i can see the 1st one is your wireless card, the second is ethernet... so none of them are your modem. I've never used USB modem, but i guess it should say something like "Network Controller: USB Modem..."
What happens if you plug in the usb?
Check /var/log/ and see if it detects the usb.
and of course if that doesn't help - rtfm