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Previously linuxant release driver for conexant modem (HCF or HSF), now for newer kernel this site doesn't release for newer kernel version (after 2.6.31-17 version). how to use conexant modem in Ubuntu with newer Kernel than 2.6.31-17 (... , 10.4 , ...)?

Linuxant Ubuntu driver : http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/downloads-ubuntu-x86.php

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There is a compile-it-yourself option. See here:

http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/hsf/full/downloads.php#generic

Download the tar and then follow METHOD C on the installation instructions.

Following your comment, I decided to try building it. It went fine. Here's what I did:

  • Download and extract the tar for the right arch.
  • cd into the new directory and then

    sudo make debprecomp
    
  • Assuming everything worked, there should be a .deb file sitting in the directory above the current working dir. Just double-click it and it should install.

After that just follow the rest of the installation instructions.

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Are you sure that this way work on newer version of kernel like 2.6.31 ? –  SjB Aug 11 '10 at 11:05
    
No but you can easily find out. –  Oli Aug 11 '10 at 12:42
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Well I just built it fine. I don't have an applicable modem so I can't test if it works. I'm using the mainline 2.6.35 so I assume it should build for things in between .31 and .35 too. –  Oli Aug 11 '10 at 12:46
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Also Dell provide this driver. I have used it long time ago.

Try this page http://support.us.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R192374&formatcnt=0&libid=0&typeid=-1&dateid=-1&formatid=-1&source=-1&fileid=264259 or looking for similar items on dell support.

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I need this driver for newer version of kernel –  SjB Aug 11 '10 at 10:09
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