[ltp] Serial Port on TP600E
Sun, 7 Nov 1999 13:40:59 +0100 (MET)
On Sat, 6 Nov 1999, Lawrence Lam wrote:
> I have just finished installing RH6.1 to my Thinkpad 600E. Everything works
> fine except the serial port.
> I check in Win98 that it uses irq 4 and base address 0x3f8. Then I boot up
> Linux and issue the command
> tpctl --rs1=enable --rs1=0x3f8 --rs1=irq4
> Then I double check with setserial and I get
> /dev/ttyS0, UART: unknown, Port: 0x03f8, IRQ: 4
> Everything looks good until I start minicom or ppp. The modem doesn't work.
> It is an external modem and the lights on it don't blink even once. Looks
> like nothing is being sent to the modem.
Have you compiled serial port support as a module? You will probably
need to unload/reload the module after having enabled the serial port.
If you compiled serial port support as a static part of the kernel,
you'll most likely need to reboot.
Hope this helps.
//Tom Grydeland <Tom.Grydeland@phys.uit.no>
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