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AirCard 710 - beej - 2004-12-25

Hey all, recently tried getting my Sierra Wireless AirCard 710 GSM/GPRS Wireless Modem installed in FC3...after following the guide for installing it under Linux, KPPP says it can't find /dev/modem, which is what it is supposed to be avalible as. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!

AirCard 710 - hijinks - 2004-12-26

its been a LONG time since i've setup a modem in linux. Generally /dev/modem is a symlink to the modem device. If memory serves me well its like /dev/ttyS#


# being a real number which is a COM port.


so com1 = /dev/ttyS0

com2 = /dev/ttyS1


so on and so on. So try to make a symlink from /dev/ttyS# to /dev/modem and try each number till it works.. and hopefully that will work

AirCard 710 - beej - 2004-12-27

I'll try this out, report back on the status. Also, has anyone ever set up this card? If ya have, I'd love your support! Oh, and thanks, hijinks.