"I wanted to use my Ricochet modem on my laptop using the USB
port. I had successfully downloaded kernel 2.2.18 and used USB with
my other computers. I didn't feel like getting kernel 2.4 at the
"The problem with my laptop was the fact it was using pcmcia
devices. I found out later that I had to download pcmcia-cs and
install it after I installed the new kernel 2.2.18."
"Getting USB to work on my laptop meant I had to do several